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Robert Wagner's Love Affair With Barbara Stanwyk

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Sep 23, 2008 • References: reuters
Barbara Stanwyck's secret love affair with Robert Wagner has been revealed in a new book about his film career and days as a closet playboy.

Barbara Stanwyck, who could have been called a badass pinup in her day, is one of the many details Robert Wagner, now 78, divulges about.

In Wagner's autobiography, "Pieces of My Heart," which hits stores today, details are revealed about his movie career working with everyone from Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren to Mike Myers, but its Barbara Stanwyck that's held most people captivated.

His affair with the 23 years older Barbara Stanwyck is making headlines today, and has people on the web searching avidly for details. The two met filming the 1952 film Titanic.

"I would always have been Mr. Stanwyck," Wagner wrote, "and we both knew it."