During her 38-year open marriage to businessman Steve Parker, which ended in 1982, the actress was rarely without a lover, she told the Daily Telegraph.
|with Dean Martin in 1969|
She claims to never have had her heart broken but her bed-hopping did result in other injuries. In her 50s she had a facelift and ruptured her stitches during an especially intense orgasm. "He was a composer, he was bisexual and I knew it and he didn't love me at all." She grinned widely at the memory.
MacLaine also had a fling with actor Danny Kaye who was rumoured to be gay. "He wasn't," she said. "Or maybe a little. I don't know."
Why was she so popular with bisexual men? "Well, they weren't gay with me," she said.