Anorak | The ‘C’ Word

The ‘C’ Word

by | 15th, July 2004

‘ERIC Douglas called Catherine Zeta Jones many things during his life, but “my dear sister-in-law” does not appears to have been one of them.

‘C’ & ‘A’

In fact, according to the National Enquirer, the troubled half-brother of Michael Douglas hated the actress as much as he hated the rest of his family.

“He got angry each time Catherine reached out to him,” friend John Cohan explains.

“What she saw as offering help, Eric believed was a condescending hand that would be snatched away the moment he reached for it.

“He called her a bitch and he also called her the ‘c’ word.”

As her name is Catherine, the ‘c’ word hardly seems inappropriate.

But it didn’t end there – showing an impressive grasp of geography for a Yank, he also referred to her as “that snooty broad from Britain”.

Not so impressive – after being rebuffed in attempts to borrow money, he once complained: “Michael’s Jewish and she’s Scottish – together they’re the world’s cheapest couple.”

And that was more than Catherine could bear. “I’m Welsh, not Scottish,” she shouted

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