But as his homosexual liaisons became whispered around Hollywood fears grew that he might be outed by scandal magazines, destroying his career. Willson sent Hudson out on dates with his pretty secretary Phyllis Gates and urged Hudson to marry her. Their wedding night was a sign of troubles to come. Living with Hudson was never easy: he was often out all night with his male friends and was a slob at home.
Phyllis complained: "You never empty the ashtrays and you drop your clothes all over the house and I have to pick up after you. You don't shower enough, your armpits smell and you don't brush your teeth. Hudson seemed lost away from the studio cameras. He said he felt like a lumbering jackass on a tennis court.
But after a year of whisking her to glittering premieres and starstudded parties Hudson no longer took Phyllis out. They divorced in after only three years of marriage. Hudson was 58 when doctors delivered what was then a death sentence in "You have Aids and there's no cure. He told few friends that he was dying, not even Linda Evans who had scenes kissing Hudson in the classic TV soap opera Dynasty in what became his final performance.
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