Monday, September 05, 2011

Jane Fonda said her biggest regret was not sleeping with Che Guevara | Mail Online

Jane Fonda said her biggest regret was not sleeping with Che Guevara | Mail Online:

So why did Jane Fonda abase herself to a man whom so many of those close to her despised?


* How fear turned Jane Fonda into a sex addict

The key lay in Hayden’s sterling Left-wing credentials, which she’d failed to acquire herself. Indeed, as a fledgling revolutionary, she’d made one ghastly blunder after another.

After deciding to leave Vadim, she’d cast around for a worthy cause. It was Marlon Brando who pointed her towards the American Native Indians, who were complaining of discrimination. He also told her to check out the Black Panthers, who believed in combating police persecution with violence and revolutionary fervour.

Jane was immediately eager to speak out for both. Fired with zeal, she flew to San Francisco to support the takeover of Alcatraz, a former federal prison that the American Native Indians wanted to turn into a cultural centre.

Squatting in a corner of the prison yard, she smoked pot with some Sioux Indian leaders, who were frankly bewildered at having a movie star in their midst................

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