14 year old Melanie Griffith sleeping with a lion

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Even Beth isn't as crazy as Tippi Hedren. Full grown lions are not pets. They can decide to go lion on you at any time.


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    The "King of the Jungle" once had a special place at Melanie Griffith's house.

    When the now 57-year-old actress was 14, she resided at the Sherman Oaks, California-home of her mother, actress Tippi Hedren, and her stepfather at the time, Noel Marshall, where the family pet was a lion named Neil. Vintage photographs of the star and her famous mom bonding with the lion at home were originally published in Life magazine and have resurfaced.

    The 1971 images show the teen was incredibly comfortable around the animal, even taking a nap and playing in the swimming pool with him. Griffith's mom — who filmed Alfred Hitchcock's iconic film The Birds just eight years before the photos were snapped — also goofed off with the jungle cat.

    Neil came to live with the family after Hedren and Marshall, while filming in Africa, discovered an abandoned house filed with lions. They decided they wanted to make a movie about lions and, upon the advice of an animal trainer prepping them for the job, began bringing the animals into their home, starting with Neil.
     
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    I like her black face dolls.
     
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    Melanie went from sleeping with a full grown male lion at 14 to sleeping with a 23 year old Don Johnson at age 15, both sanctioned on by her mother. Tippi Hedren for Mother of the Century!
     
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    declawed and teeth removed
     
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    I just Googled this. ..Melanie at 19 needed 50 stitches in her face because of one of the Lions

    And it said someone who worked on their film Roar got scalped!!!! Wtf????
     
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    Please let Beefus see this...I'd love for her to foster a lion!
     
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    Just like Wiggy and Wonky's felines!
     
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    Declawed, you know what Beth says about declawing a cat.
     
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    :tadah:
     
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    Didn't young Melanie also write a book? I think it was called, 'Neil: The story of a lion and his cubs.'
     
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    I love The Birds... I know Tippy is crazy but LIons!! Lolol!
     
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    The world has so many homeless animals. :bigcry:

     
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    That carpet is straight out of Boogie Nights.
     
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    Tippy hedren was a strange bird, I once asked her whats the best thing about being a hollywood celebrity

    She said free cigarettes
     
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    WTF? I'd never seen this before. Is that supposed to be her in the video or a stunt "douboe"?
     
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    beetlejosh "About a hundred feet taller." Gold

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    It's her, you can tell by the way she whips the cats. ;)
     
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    Have you seen her face I think the lion attacked her a few years ago

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    That was nowhere near as hot as the images the subject title elicited in my head.
     
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