From the early 1950s to the early 1970s, the most beautiful woman in the world was French. Some thought her lips unbearably pouty, her voice nagging, her legs like a dancer’s and her hair like a blond mane, her body too muscular, irresistible, unforgettable… a permanent aroma of sulfur, a cocktail or indolence and insolence, those were her initials “BB,” the two most famous letters of their time.
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