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Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband would like to preserve and display her corpse after she dies

While actress Zsa Zsa Gabor still clings to life, her husband Frederic von Anhalt is already making plans for honoring her memory by having her corpse plastinated by Body Worlds founder Gunther von Hagens, according to the New York Post. Gabor’s husband—famous for buying his way into German nobility, claiming to have fathered Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter, alleging that he’d been stripped naked and robbed by three beautiful women despite no supporting evidence, and then comically running for governor of California—says he would like von Hagens to use his controversial technique on her because “my wife has always dreamed that her beauty would be immortal,” and surely that’s what she meant.

But rather than turn her into the raw muscles-and-tendons specimens glimpsed in Body Worlds, he’d like von Hagens to transform her into something more akin to Madame Tussauds, saying,“I would like to show the plastinated body of Zsa Zsa Gabor in the context of a scene in one of her films." The unsettling image of von Anhalt putting a stuffed-and-mounted Gabor in her Moulin Rouge costume on permanent display in his parlor aside, at least we know Gabor will die the way she lived: being humiliated by Frederic von Anhalt.


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