This letter is (supposedly) written by Joan Crawford complaining about Bette Davis’ (allegedly) offensive body odor, saying
“…I found myself gagging on several occasions…“
It’s dated August 11, 1962, so that WOULD have been during the filming of their film, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. It’s addressed to “Bob”, (director Robert Aldrich?) Who knows? Could be a hoax, but whether it’s real or not, it show uped in Ryan Murphy‘s Feud about the filimg of Baby Jane.
Real or hoax, their feud was legendary, and this was far from the nastiest thing either said of the other.