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Their divorce became a bitter custody battle, culminating in a leaked voicemail of Alec calling then-11-year-old Ireland a "rude, thoughtless little pig." Talk about daddy issues.
When Richard Burton, then 28, first saw Liz Taylor, she was 21, wearing a bikini.
When Richard died in 1984, his family requested that Liz refrain from attending his funeral.
But in 2011, she was buried holding his last love letter, written to her three days before his death.
Nine days later, she filed for divorce, amid rumors of Gregg's heroin and alcohol binge on their honeymoon.