Elizabeth's romance with Eddie Fisher was a major scandal at the time, both because Eddie was best friends with Mike Todd and was married to Hollywood darling Debbie Reynolds, who was one of Elizabeth's close friends as well. After leaving Debbie and their two young children (son Todd, who was named after Mike Todd, and daughter Carrie, who would later star in the Star Wars franchise), Eddie married Elizabeth at Temple Beth Shalom in Las Vegas in May 1959.
The actress would later confess that she only married Eddie because she was stricken with grief after losing Mike Todd. Their union came to an end after Elizabeth had an affair with actor Richard Burton on the set of Cleopatra. Which brings us to . . .