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  • Today's News: Our Take - Shirley MacLaine's Daughter Slams Actress in New Tell-All

  • Growing up in Hollywood isn't all glitz and glamour at least for Sachi Parker, daughter of film icon Shirley MacLaine. In a new tell-all book, Lucky Me, Parker slams her mother for her unorthodox parenting.Photos: Our favorite characters with ...
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