R.I.P. Tammy Faye - She Was A Fox (Sorta...Not Really)

This weekend, God wielded his mighty mascara wand and eliminated the voluminous personality of Tammy Faye Baker/Messner. Not quite music news, it's pop culture at its finest, and for those of you who do not know the deal behind Miss TF, Wiki does a finer job than most in the first paragraph:

Tamara "Tammy" Faye Messner (March 7, 1942 – July 20, 2007) was an American Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, talk show host, and television personality. She was the former wife of televangelist, and later convicted felon, Jim Bakker, and she co-hosted with him on The PTL Club from 1976 to 1987. She was known for her tendency to wear heavy makeup, particularly mascara and false eyelashes, and her eyebrows were tattooed on. She was a participant in the 2004 season of the reality show, The Surreal Life.

Classy: The Tammy Faye Halloween mask...

The PTL Club, which was founded by her and husband Jim Bakker stood for Praise The Lord, and was saucy because of her personality and "more tolerant attitude when it came to homosexuals." Then...bankruptcy, scandal, embezzlement and infidelity (well, more like Jim Bakker drugged and raped Jessica Hahn in 1980)...

So, with all that said, another pop culture icon dies. Not as glamorous as Marilyn Monroe, Tammy Faye had many of the qualities that keep the notorious legacy of a celebrity forever walking the thin line between A-list and B-list (thanks, reality TV).

And finally...Miss Tammy Faye herself. Whoop whoop!

Wiki: Tammy Faye

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