Tawny Kitaen, actress, mannequin, rock video goddess, and one-time spouse of Angels and Indians pitcher Chuck Finley, died yesterday on the age of 59, it was introduced.
Texas Rangers followers could finest know her from her moderately properly publicized on the time marriage to Finley, the lefty from Louisiana who gave the impression to be uniquely vexed by pitched within the Ballpark in Arlington — he had a profession 7.16 ERA within the Ballpark, and allowed a 1035 OPS to Rangers hitters there. Finley and Kitaen had a properly publicized cut up up, as properly, as Finley filed for divorce a number of days after Kitaen allegedly assaulted him by repeatedly kicking him along with her excessive heeled footwear as they drove house after dinner, leading to her arrest. Finley, by the way, was scratched from his begin for the Cleveland Indians because of this, and was changed by spot starter and future Ranger Ryan Drese.
Kitaen’s appearing profession included co-starring with Tom Hanks in Bachelor Celebration and showing in an episode of Seinfeld as considered one of Jerry’s girlfriends, and she or he famously was featured in a number of Whitesnake movies whereas she was in a relationship with frontman David Coverdale. She additionally was a bit participant within the O.J. Simpson civil wrongful demise trial, as Simpson acknowledged having a year-long affair along with her throughout his marriage to Nicole Brown Simpson. Kitaen has lately been within the information for arrests for DUI and possession of cocaine, in addition to showing within the Surreal Life and Celeb Rehab.
A number of phrases for this, I do know. I used to be smitten with Tawny Kitaen as a teen, and that is considered one of these items that makes me really feel very previous.