Cybill Shepherd, 71, makes rare appearance in LA
Cybill Shepherd made a rare sighting in Los Angeles on Tuesday as she walked her two small dogs.
The Hollywood veteran – who made her debut 50 years ago and is best known for working with Bruce Willis on the Moonlighting TV show – was seen wearing a white visor with red rimmed glasses to match her shirt Hawaiian red.
It comes after the icon, 71, ditched the Showtime sitcom I Love This For You.
Half a Century of Celebrity: Cybill Shepherd took the California style completely when she was spotted in Los Angeles on Tuesday
Still wearing platinum blonde hair, she complemented her top with a pair of scarlet sunglasses for her last outing.
It comes a few months after her release of the Showtime sitcom I Love This For You with Vanessa Bayer from Saturday Night Live.
Cybill was selected last November to star in the program’s pilot, but it emerged in July that she had quit the project.
Her character, Patricia Kunken, was meant to be the sphinx head of a teleshopping network – the industry that Vanessa’s character is trying to break into.
Here it is: In a rare sighting, the 71-year-old New Hollywood pin-up modeled a Hawaiian shirt and visor while walking the dogs
On the move: Still sporting platinum blonde hair, she complemented her top with a pair of scarlet sunglasses for her last outing
However, after the pilot, changes were made to the character’s trajectory for the entire series, insiders said. Hollywood journalist.
After these changes, Cybill left the show and has now been replaced by black actress Jenifer Lewis.
Cybill made his breakthrough with his 1971 debut, The Last Picture Show, directed by Peter Bogdanovich who became his mentor.
The two led a sensational affair despite the fact that he was still married to his collaborator Polly Platt, whom he eventually left for Cybill.
By the way: Her latest sighting comes months after she stepped out of a Showtime sitcom with Saturday Night Live fame Vanessa Bayer
During the 1970s, Cybill also made some memorable films with other directors, including The Heartbreak Kid with Elaine May and Taxi Driver with Martin Scorsese.
By the early 1980s, her career was in decline – until the former mermaid of the big screen embarked on a whole new phase of television stardom.
Beginning in 1985, she and a young Bruce Willis played detectives in the drama series Moonlighting, the project that made her famous.
Rise to fame: Cybill made his breakthrough with his 1971 debut, The Last Picture Show, directed by Peter Bogdanovich who became his mentor and beau
Then in the 1990s, she had a hit sitcom called Cybill created by Chuck Lorre and starring her among names like Christine Baranski and Tom Wopat.
Cybill lasted four seasons – and her frontman has since claimed it “would have lasted five more years” if she hadn’t turned down advances from CBS big boss Les Moonves.
She leveled the claim on The Michelle Collins Show in 2018 after Moonves was accused of sexual misconduct as a result of the Me Too movement.
Remember when: In the 1970s, Cybill also made some memorable films with other directors, most notably The Heartbreak Kid starring Elaine May starring Charles Grodin.
When the charges against him surfaced in The New Yorker, before Cybill added his claims, he firmly denied them and insisted, “I have never used my position to hinder women’s advancement or careers.”
In her personal life, Cybill has had two failed marriages that gave her three children, including The L Word actress Clementine Ford.
Almost ten years ago, she announced her engagement to a jeweler turned psychologist, Andrei Nikolajevic, but they ultimately never married.
From the big screen to the small screen: From 1985, she and a young Bruce Willis played detectives in the drama series Moonlighting, the project that made her famous