The dark side of Audrey Hepburn
The complicated icon was born on May 4, 1929
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Audrey Hepburn passed away some three decades ago, but she’s still remembered as the epitome of grace and beauty. But despite all we know about her illustrious acting career and philanthropy, there’s so much we don’t know about Hollywood’s greatest fashion icon. One of her grandchildren was quoted as saying, “The best-kept secret about Audrey was that she was sad.”
Behind the charm and impeccable style was a woman who had suffered many traumas early in life. Her broken family barely survived World War II, and Hepburn never fully recovered, either emotionally or physically.
Intrigued? Click through the following gallery to learn all about the pain behind her perfect image, and find out just how resilient she really was.
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