19 March 2018

Bizzare Love Triangle

Barbara Payton visiting Franchot Tone in the hospital, 1951

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Tom Neal with Barbara Payton                                    

In 1950, Payton met actor Franchot Tone and the two were later engaged. While engaged to Tone,Payton began an affair with B-movie actor Tom Neal. She soon went back and forth publicly between Neal and Tone. On September 14, 1951, Neal, a former college boxer, physically attacked Tone atPayton's apartment.