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The Hollywood Reporter: Lifetime Prepping Marilyn Monroe Miniseries

Published: August 15, 2014

From The Hollywood Reporter:  The drama is based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s book The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe and hails from the team behind Reelz’s The Kennedys.  24 and The Kennedys‘ Stephen Kronish is on board to pen the mini, with Sherrybaby’s Laurie Collyer attached to direct the Marilyn Monroe entry. The entry hails…

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Dujour Magazine Excerpts “The Hiltons”

Published: April 9, 2014

Dujour Magazine publishes an excerpt of “The Hiltons”:  “The Hiltons are a picture of success, excess and every tabloid headline in between. For the first time, a new book reveals a glimpse behind gilded doors into a complex, eccentric family history.” Click here to read the excerpt. 

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Maclean’s Review of “The Hiltons”: “The dynasty that gave us Paris Hilton”

Published: April 3, 2014

The Maclean’s review of “The Hiltons” is in: “As always, Taraborrelli is painstaking in his attention to detail.” “There are, at present, five Hilton hotel properties in and around Paris, yet the best-known Paris Hilton remains the Los Angeleno celebutante, singularly skilled at the art of being famous simply for being famous. Paris, a fourth-generation…

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CBS This Morning: The “After Camelot” Book Tour

Published: December 24, 2013

In his first national television appearance during the “After Camelot” book tour,  J. Randy joins Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell to talk about his research into the post-Camelot years, including his surprising, historical findings about Sargent and Eunice Shriver.  

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USA Today: 5 Questions for J. Randy Taraborrelli

Published: December 5, 2013

By Craig Wilson, USA TODAY J. Randy Taraborrelli has written biographies about everyone from Michael Jackson (an updated edition is now in stores) to Elizabeth Taylor. His new book is The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe(Grand Central, $26.99). He spoke with USA TODAY. 1. So, what was the secret life of Marilyn Monroe? We uncovered a life that people don’t…

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Kirkus Reviews: ‘After Camelot’: Profiling America’s Royal Family (Interview)

Published: April 25, 2012

From Kirkus Reviews: In the very first interview Taraborrelli has given on his latest work, After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present, a continuation of the Kennedy family profile after 2000’s Jackie, Ethel, Joan, the author spoke to us about an affinity for the icons he profiles, his exacting writing…

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Examiner: Celebrity biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli shoots for two this month

Published: August 5, 2009

By Wendy Coakley-Thompson: J. Randy Taraborrelli is an enviable position. Today, he drops Michael Jackson: The Magic, the Madness, the Whole Story 1958–2009, the re-release of his similarly titled 1991 bestseller. His new book, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, debuts mere weeks later on August 29. Not bad at all for a kid from Philly…

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