Old Hollywood’s Response to Mommie Dearest:
"Joan was a fine mother to Tina, she spoiled her beyond belief, though. What Tina has done in return is disgusting."
- Gloria Swanson
"Excuse me while I toss my lunch."
- Barbara Stanwyck
"I was never close to Joan, but I found that sickening."
- Katherine Hepburn
"It makes me want to cry."
- Doris Day
"I can’t understand why Christina would do something like this, it’s terrible."
- Ava Gardner
"That’s not the Joan I knew."
- Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
"I knew both Tina and Joan pretty well. Every time I saw Tina, she seemed almost jealous of Joan; It’s like she wanted to be Joan. I swear, that Brat made me glad I didn’t have kids.”
- Myrna Loy
"Nobody Deserves a Death like that."
- Marlene Dietrich
"Now I know why tigers eat their young."
- Bob Hope