Just a few months before she died, the late great Elizabeth Taylor gave an interview to another glamorous brunette with a liking for the Hollywood lifestyle.
Now, Kim Kardashian has acquired some tokens to remember her idol by.
The reality TV star snapped up three diamond and jade bracelets in the auction $115.9 million auction of the actress” jewellery at Christie”s.
That still leaves Kim, 31, with some catching up to do.
In the interview for Harper”s Bazaar, she asked the violet-eyed beauty: “You are my idol. But I”m six husbands and some big jewels behind. What should I do”
Elizabeth, then 78, replied: “I never planned to acquire a lot of jewels or a lot of husbands. For me, life happened, just as it does for anyone else.
“I have been supremely lucky in my life in that I have known great love, and of course I am the temporary custodian of some incredible and beautiful things.
“But I have never felt more alive than when I watched my children delight in something, never more alive than when I have watched a great artist perform, and never richer than when I have scored a big check to fight AIDS.
“Follow your passion, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.”