Daily Archives: March 18, 2010

Farrah Fawcett Planned to Reunite with ex-hubby Lee Majors on Stage in Las Vegas

According to Lee Majors’ manager Denny Bond,  the ‘Charlie’s Angels’ star – who lost her battle with cancer last June – had been in secret talks about joining Lee on stage in a Las Vegas production ‘Love Letters.’ 

The pair – who separated after six years of marriage in 1979 and had been estranged for two decades – would have played two ex-lovers who spend their entire lifetime trying to get back together. 

“We had many discussions with Lee and Farrah and we had planned on a Las Vegas opening and doing a Los Angeles charity performance for her soon to be established cancer foundation as the kick-off,” said Bond. 

The show would have been produced and directed by Craig Nevius, the controversial filmmaker who is currently being sued by Farrah’s estate over claims he leaked confidential information about the actress to the media. 

The filmmaker confirmed he was going to be involved with the play, and says Farrah was very “excited” about the possible reunion. 

“‘Love Letters’ was the perfect stage play for the two of them. Lee would have played a conservative, no-nonsense politician who had been in love with his childhood sweethear for decades.  Farrah would have played his childhood sweetheart who grew up to be an eccentric, free-spirited artist. Farrah had a lot of ideas. She was excited about the whole thing. So was Lee,” said Nevius. 

Although the pair never got the opportunity to work together again, Lee was in contact again with Farrah just before her death.

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Boulder City Constable is Bad to the Bone

An arsenal of more than 80 firearms, two dozen badges and drug paraphernalia were seized by police and federal agents searching property owned and rented by Boulder City’s (Nevada) chief constable. 

Larry Markotay was arrested on drunken driving charges Feb. 22 and charged with burglary last week. In the latter case, police accused the 42-year-old of stealing guns that belonged to his ex-girlfriend. 

After the second arrest, police officers, along with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms searched Markotay’s home, office and storage units. 

The DEA said it received credible information that Markotay had obtained excessive amounts of prescription drugs. It’s unknown what type of drug paraphernalia was seized during the search.

Authorities did release descriptions of the 85 guns confiscated. Among them were 35 rifles and six shotguns. At least two of the rifles were fully automatic. One of the guns had its serial number “obliterated,” according to police. 

ATF agents got involved in the investigation because, police said, the quantity and type of guns seized “appear to exceed the operational requirements of the Boulder City Township Constable’s office.”  You think? 

The job of chief constable, an elected position in Clark County, permits Markotay to carry a firearm. But records of his gun purchases are either missing or non-existent, police said. 

Also found during the search were badges from various agencies, including a Boulder City police captain’s badge. Authorities did not say how the badges could have been obtained. 

After his initial drunken driving arrest, detectives questioned Markotay’s ex-girlfriend, who said he bought several guns for her during their relationship. 

She also said he gave her a deputy constable badge, although she never took any sort of training or certification course that would be necessary for the position. 

Markotay remains in custody. 

A registered Republican, he is wrapping up his current four-year term as constable and faces re-election in the fall.

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