23 Little Known Facts About Wives Behind Popular Men

21Nancy Simon

Woody Harrelson’s first marriage with Nancy Simon was intended to be a joke and they were going to divorce the next day. The storefront marriage/divorce parlor was closed the next day so they stayed married for 10 months.

22Magda Goebbels

Magda Goebbels, the wife of Hitler’s propaganda minister (Joseph Goebbels), had six children whose names all started with “H” to honor Hitler. When the Red Army entered Berlin, she ordered them all to be knocked out with morphine and then poisoned with cyanide in the Fuhrerbunker.

23Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt’s first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, died soon after giving birth to their daughter. His complete entry in his diary for that day was, “The light has gone out of my life.” Besides a privately published tribute, he never spoke of her again, including never speaking about her to the daughter she gave birth to.


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