updated 06/22/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 06/22/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Suddenly, Tammymania is everywhere. The former evangelist's hyperactive hucksterism, her teary piety and, most especially, her unusual cosmetic flair have proven too bizarre a mix for folks to take seriously. So they haven't. Fortunately, Tammy Faye, now 45, long ago stopped listening to what people say about her appearance. "I don't care," as she once put it, "as long as I'm not offending God."
And hey, it worked for her. Pending word from the deity and bolstered by the accumulating evidence that as Tammy goes so goes the nation, we present on the following pages a few people who might profit from the Tammy Faye makeover.