And This Is Before It Got Ugly

It's hard to imagine a sum of money high enough to make you admit that Liza Minnelli can beat you up. But for Minnelli's ex, producer David Gest, it took $10 million. That's what Gest says he wants in a complaint filed last week alleging that the 5-ft. 4-in. diva flew into violent, vodka-fortified rages during their 16-month marriage. Minnelli denied the charges in a statement, saying she had "hoped very much that the end of my marriage would be handled with mutual respect and dignity." No such luck. In the complaint, which leaves one with an unexpected feeling--it could be...

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