Lida Baarova was a Czech actress and mistress of Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's propaganda minister. Baarová met Goebbels in 1936, Gradually, they became closer and started a relationship that lasted over two years. Their love affair caused serious complications between Goebbels and his wife Magda. Goebels told Hitler that he would quit his work as minister of propaganda. Hitler would not hear of it.