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West Side Story Legend Rita Moreno ‘Revenge Dated’ Elvis Presley Because Of Marlon Brando’s Repeated Cheating

West Side Story Legend Rita Moreno ‘Revenge Dated’ Elvis Presley Because Of Marlon Brando’s Repeated Cheating

Some legendary actresses have all the luck.

Rita Moreno, screen legend and the original movie version of Anita from West Side Story opened up about her dating past when she visited The View to promote the newest adaptation of West Side Story.

Getting candid with co-host, Joy Behar 90-year-old Moreno revealed she once dated even more legendary Elvis Presley, solely to get back at her no good cheatin’, lyin’ boyfriend; just as legendary, Marlon Brando.

West Side Story Legend Rita Moreno ‘Revenge Dated’ Elvis Presley Because of Marlon Brando’s Repeated Cheating

Giving a bit more backstory, the Oscar winner revealed “I found lingerie in his house and, of course, I was heartbroken, and I went home in tears — really, I was naïve — and I was angry too, just furious.”

But as anyone knows, the best way to get over someone is by getting…well, you know the rest.

As luck would have it, the very next day after breaking off her eight-year relationship with The Godfather himself, Morena receive a phone call from Elvis’ manager, Colonel Parker.

“Elvis spotted you at the 20th Century Fox commissary,” Parker told the talented actress, “and he liked what he saw.”

When asked if she wanted to meet the Jailhouse Rocker, Moreno told The View hosts and audience “I thought of those panties, and I said, ‘Yes, I would!’ ”

She continued to say she dated the superstar a few times but found him to be “sweet but boring.” However it ‘did the job’.

Apparently word got back to Brando pretty quickly

“He started to throw chairs. He was so angry. It was wonderful. And I just sat there as he threw chairs and carried on,” Moreno smirked, recalling how she’d gotten exactly what she wanted!

So, there you go. If you weren’t already in love with Rita Moreno for her talent or the glass ceilings and barriers she broke by being the first Hispanic woman to win an Oscar, you can fall in love with the fact that she’s a messy b!#@h like the rest of us!

Catch Moreno in Steven Spielberg’s updated adaptation of West Side Story, out now.

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