It's a miracle that Lauren Bacall is even alive, since her career has been as a living smoke stack. Here is the 84 year old actress rambling down a NYC street, this past week. Her face and neck are melting, and it's likely due to her years of tobacco use. We all know companies send celebrities free gifts. Do these freebies include cigarettes? I'm sure Marlboro puts together a nifty gift basket. Here's what Lauren used to look like:
I can see why Golden Age of Hollywood stars smoked, but with today's findings on the cancerous effects of tobacco and its ties to strokes and heart disease, why do young people even start?