"I'd go gay for her. She was a fascinating and exotic woman. There was so much to admire about her," the Sun quoted her as saying. "She lived life to the full, maybe a little too fully. I want to release the inner Tallulah in me. "God knows I can't get a man - so maybe I should cross over," she added.
Bankhead, 66, had died in 1968 after a career that was full of sex and drugs controversies.