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Socialite Attends Her Own Wake With a Cigarette In One Hand and a Champagne Flute In The Other

Apr 28, 2014

A new standard has been set for funeral swagger. Socialite Mickey Easterling passed away at 83 last week, but that didn't stop her from attending her wake as she would have attended any other party on her roster: with a glass of champagne in one hand and a cigarette in the other.

According to New Orleans ABC affiliate WGNO, Easterling had a strict set of rules for her funeral arrangements, including stipulations that her body be propped up on an iron bench. Easterling looked over the proceedings while wearing a bright pink boa and rhinestone pin that read "Bitch."

Tom Sawyer, you are no longer impressive.

(ABC)

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