But these days, he is sober again and he’s come out as a gay man with “two fabulous ex-wives.” And surprisingly, not only is Simon still in Hart’s life, but she supported his decision to publish a tell-all about their relationship.
“When I was writing the first draft, I asked her the thing that worried me most, which was ‘How do I tell the truth about Carly Simon and not injure Carly Simon? “And that’s a very tricky path because to make any character interesting, they can’t all be good.
When I was born, he and Mommy simply added a y to the word, like an accusing chromosome: Carly.” Stuttering before singing As a girl, Simon was getting ready to perform in a family production of “Little Women” when, suddenly, a stammer emerged. She watches him tie off and shoot-up early in their relationship and confronts his flophouse mistress near the end.
It worsened until, finally, at the dinner table she struggled to say “pass the butter.” Her mother made a suggestion. Beatty, Kristofferson, Crichton, director Bob Rafelson, Rafelson’s brother Don, English playboy Willie Donaldson, Yardbirds bassist Paul Samwell-Smith, Jack Nicholson and future REM producer Scott Litt. Taylor grows cold, distant and unapproachable – echoes of her late father. Just drugs and the spirit of the occasion and the influence of loose southern jackasses.
“I was beginning to wonder about being bisexual,” he said. “And I was very defensive and in denial in some deep way.
But particularly when he’s as big a star as she is,” said Hart, who bears strikingly similar features to Taylor.She was ignored by her father, sexually abused at age 7 and, even at her commercial peak, treated like a notch on the bedpost by more hit-makers than could fit on the Billboard charts. The love of Carly Simon’s life gave her two children – and a decade of dysfunctional heartbreak.Forget “Mockingbird.” Simon’s unofficial theme song should have been the old Nick Lowe tune “All Men Are Liars.” So talented and so fragile, Simon deserved better than how she was treated, which she lays out in her new memoir, “Boys in the Trees.” Molested as a child Billy was 16 and visiting from out of town.So many fans want to know who Carly Simon is singing about in her hit song "You're So Vain." She's said the second verse is about former love Warren Beatty but has denied that ex-husband James Taylor, seen here with her, was a muse.Simon briefly dated "Dynasty" star Al Corley in the early 1980s and told the Washington Post that he was understanding about the fact that her ex-husband Taylor would still come over to spend the night.“Carly, darling, try singing it.” Her German speech therapist also had her sing through the stammer. Oh, and that doesn’t even include the many men named by Simon in the past, including actors John Travolta and Albert Finney and baseball star Keith Hernandez. And then there is Simon’s May 18, 1976, diary entry after an incident in Knoxville: “Maybe our marriage was too good. Anyway, James announced to me yesterday that he had to get checked out for clap.” Writing “Anticipation” for Cat Stevens So this isn’t tragic, but it is a revelation.