Richard Pryor had a wild sex life and Marlon Brando was one of his lovers
There's a lot the world doesn't know about Richard Pryor and his bisexual relationships is one of them.
While ABC's latest special on comedic legend Richard Pryor has taken his fans by storm, it brings to mind the extremely sensational news his widow Jennifer Lee revealed a while ago, where she claimed Pryor had sex with 'A Streetcar 'Named Desire star Marlon Brando back in the 70s — a news that took the industry by awe due to the nature of how wild Pryor's sex life was, alongside an elaborate list of lovers.
Quincy Jones's interview with Vulture was a revelation. The musician, who is about to turn 85, revealed a lot about his contemporaries, especially Richard Pryor. He said that Pryor and actor Marlon Brando were lovers at one point and implied that their relationship took place at a time when Hollywood was enveloped in a mist of drugs and alcohol.
Quincy said, "Brando used to go cha-cha dancing with us. He could dance his ass off. He was the most charming motherf**ker you ever met. He’d f**k anything. Anything! He’d f**k a mailbox. James Baldwin. Richard Pryor. Marvin Gaye.
For years now, the world wasn't privy to this clandestine relationship that perhaps materialized during parties and at drug-fuelled events. But it's hardly surprising; Pryor was known to have a wild sex life.
His ex-girlfriend Pam Grier once said that she had sediments of cocaine in her vagina while she dated the comedian.
The doctor warned her about the complications the cocaine could present and the actress said the drug could have resulted in her battling cancer for two years much after their break up.
Now, Pryor's widow Jennifer has confirmed that her late husband did have a sexual relationship with The Godfather star.
Although she didn't go into the details of their sexual affair, she said this much: "It was the '70s! Drugs were still good, especially quaaludes. If you did enough cocaine, you'd f**k a radiator and send it flowers in the morning," according to TMZ.
According to Entertainment. ie, Marlon himself was openly bisexual in the 70s. He once famously said, "Like a large number of men, I, too, have had homosexual experiences, and I am not ashamed. I have never paid much attention to what people think about me. But if there is someone who is convinced that Jack Nicholson and I are lovers, may they continue to do so. I find it amusing."