This article is from the American Pit Bull Terriers Breed FAQ, by Michael Bur with numerous contributions by others.
Yes, she did. So have other famous people such as Fred Astaire,
President Theodore Roosevelt, and General George Patton. Currently,
people such as Michael J. Fox, Stephany Kramer, Jan Michael Vincent,
and Jeremy Miller own or have owned an APBT.
The APBT was once considered to be a wonderful family pet by the
general public. During World War I, an APBT was used to represent
the United States on a propaganda poster. During the 1930's and
40's, every kid who watched the Lil' Rascals wanted a dog just like
"Pete the pup" who was an APBT.