Next to J.K. Rowling, she has to be my most favourite female idols, the sultry singing mistress herself, Miss Eartha Kitt, ~ "That's Miss Kitt to you" Talk about a woman with such a rich history, I would have loved to talk with her in person, but seeing her at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley in Seattle was unforgettable! To me, she's the epitome of sexy, sassy and elegant all at the same time.
Eartha Kitt's lovely daughter, Kitt Shapiro, runs an awesome company called Simply Eartha in her honor. Kitt shared this beautiful photo of her with her mother a few days ago on the Eartha Kitt Facebook fan page.
Sultry singer and actress Eartha Kitt dies of cancer at 81
Eartha Kitt and Nat King Cole in St. Louis Blues (1958). Photo: AP. / Eartha Kitt hugs Nat King Cole, playing the piano in the role of W.C. Handy, in a scene from the movie, which is broadly based on the life of legendary bluesman Handy.
Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice). She regularly enthralled New York nightclub audiences during her extended stays at The Cafè Carlyle and these intimate performances have been captured in her recording, Eartha Kitt, Live at The…
Eartha Kitt never learnt who her European Descent Father was. The south carolina courts even in 1998 when she was 71 would only let her see her birth certificate with the father's name crossed out in black ink. Pictured, Eartha Kitt's daughter Kitt McDonald' daughter Rachel Nora Shapiro.