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Brando was better in bed than Elvis

Rita Moreno and Marlon Brando in the 1954 film Desirée. 20th-Century Fox/Getty Images

Rita Moreno, who played Anita in the 1961 film of West Side Story, began a tumultuous eight-year relationship with Marlon Brando when she was 21. He was an “incredible” lover, she tells Simon Hattenstone in The Guardian, but he seduced everyone he met – even his psychiatrist. Moreno, now 89, tried to exact revenge by dating Elvis Presley, who turned out to be “shy and bumbling”. Their evenings would end with a “clumsy fumble on the floor, as the fully trousered Presley gyrated against her while Moreno waited for more”. She soon gave up on him.

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