Lillie Langtry was a famous beauty in her day, best known for her many affairs with noblemen (including the future King Edward VII) was close friends with Oscar Wilde (who encouraged her to take up acting) and it is thought by many that she was the inspiration for Irene Adler of the Sherlock Holmes series.

She also had the waist of a Barbie doll.

Breathing’s over-rated, I guess.

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