In November 1957 Mansfield bought a FORTY bedroom Mediterranean mansion at 10100 B.Hills Boulevard. Jayne had the house painted pink, with cupids surrounded by pink fluorescent lights, pink furs in the bathrooms, a pink heart-shaped bathtub, and a fountain spurting pink champagne, and then dubbed it The Pink Palace. Her husband Hargitay, a plumber and carpenter before he became a body builder, built a pink heart-shaped swimming pool. Mansfield decorated the Pink Palace by writing to furniture and building suppliers requesting free samples. She received over $150,000 worth of free merchandise while paying only $76,000 for the mansion itself– a large sum nonetheless when the average house cost under $7,500 at the time. Scroll down for more pictures and facts.
Jayne Mansfield had 3 husbands, five children, and was dead by 34.
Jimi Hendrix played bass and lead guitar for Mansfield in 1965 on two songs she recorded-- "As The Clouds Drift By" and "Suey". MansfIeld loved music, classical in particular.
Mansfield reportedly had encounters with numerous individuals-- Robert F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, the Brazilian billionaire Jorge Guinle, and Anton LaVey.
Mickey Hargitay was from Budapest, Hungary and a former Mr. Universe, 1955-56.Their acrimonious divorce had the actress accusing Hargitay of kidnapping one of her children to force a more favorable financial settlement.