More On…What Exactly Did Ava See In Mickey?

The morning of Jan. 10, 1942, in the small town of Ballard deep in California’s Santa Ynez Mountains, Ava Gardner wed the first of her three husbands, Mickey Rooney. The bride, the first of Rooney’s eight wives, was a 19-year-old virgin not long off a low-rent tobacco farm in North Carolina. ¬†At 21, he was […]