The legendary and unimitable Eartha Kitt left this earth today after a long battle of colon cancer. A true definition of a diva, Ms. Kitt utilized her feline charm and sharp wit to entrance generations of fans while inspiring countless singers, actresses, and entertainers. However, she also used her celebrity for the greater good, whether this meant tirelessly fighting alongside the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil rights and speaking out against the increasingly unpopular Vietnam war – thus resulting in a ten-year professional exile from America. Through changing tastes and mores, Ms. Kitt maintained her rightful place as a cinema, stage, and television icon until the end – qualities that secure her place as an eternal Lavish Diva.
So, in keeping with the spirit of the holidays and the memory of the fabulous Ms. Kitt, we at Lavish would love to dedicate this tune to all of the Lavish divas out there: