Elizabeth Taylor was the kind of gorgeous that was unfair. It didn’t make sense that someone with her talent, figure, face, and exotic presence could exist on the same planet as, say, this guy. (I kid because I love, Peter Lorre.) It’s no wonder she went insane — it couldn’t have been easy to keep this up. But even in her later years, she was still, to use a phrase that can only attributed to approximately five people ever, “fabulous, dahling,” despite the Edward Scissorhands hair. (Plus, even with some tension, she was on The Simpsons twice.)
In honor not so much of Lifetime’s amusingly dreadful Liz & Dick, about which we’ll have more on later, but of Cleopatra herself, here’s a collection of the most stunning Elizabeth Taylor GIFs.