Edward Bess: "Betty is one of my closest friends. We met six or seven years ago."
Betty Halbreich: "He was on the floor, wandering in the Ralph Lauren department. He was dressed exactly the same way, but with short hair — so you can see how long I've known him. I went up to him, and I said, 'Can I say something to you? You are the best-looking human being I've ever seen.' Only at my age could you do that! I had seen him downstairs in the beauty department, standing there with shelves of lipstick. Edward, how long did you stand there?"
EB: "All day, every day."