“Our romance was short but sweet. He was on the dawn of a brilliant film career, and I was in the twilight of one. Of course, my career could never compare with his.”
Apparently sometime after their relationship had ended, Marlon read in a newspaper that a reporter had found Veronica working as a cocktail waitress in a bar in Manhattan. The actor had his accountant send her a check for a thousand dollars. She never cashed it—pride’s a bitch—but kept it framed in her living room.