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Marilyn Monroe's Former Home Hit By Burglars

The crooks triggered the alarm after kicking the front door in, and police raced to the scene - but the culprits got away. The home was recently owned by an elderly woman,...

Mariah Carey Never Played Monroe Piano

Mariah Carey has never played Marilyn Monroe's piano.The 'Hero' hitmaker has always been a huge fan of the late actress, and though she owns her famous white instrument - which was reportedly bought for the...

Unsung Movie Singer Marni Nixon Dies

The soprano, real name Margaret Nixon MCEathron, passed away on Sunday (24Jul16) in New York following a battle with breast cancer, according to the New York Times. The classically-trained singer's dubbing...

Khloé Kardashian Wants To Look Like Marilyn Monroe.

Khloé Kardashian wants to look like Marilyn Monroe. The 32-year-old 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star has revealed she ''loves'' the late actress - who was known for her signature blonde crop, rouge lipstick and...

Marilyn Monroe's Hair Up For Auction

Fan-turned-friend Frieda Hull originally obtained the locks of blonde hair from the actress' hairdresser, with her pal's permission, but now her estate officials are hoping to offload a treasure trove of her memorabilia,...

Willem Dafoe's Marilyn Monroe Dress Up For Auction

The actor, who has played Jesus Christ and a string of bad guys on the big screen, poked fun at his super-serious reputation by playing Marilyn's hungry, grumpy alter-ego in the quirky commercial,...

Movie Of The Day: 'Some Like It Hot' Starring Marilyn Monroe

Happy 90th birthday to Hollywood's biggest icon Marilyn Monroe, who may not be with us in flesh, but remains a huge part of the entertainment industry in spirit. In fact, she starred in one of...

Five Great Movie Depictions Of Marilyn Monroe

It's the 90th birthday of Marilyn Monroe today; a Hollywood icon who remains a legend of showbusiness despite her flaws and her controversial life. This is an actress who has inspired and influenced so many,...

Paris Hilton Pitching Documentary On Her Life In Cannes

The Simple Life star who made millions after launching herself as a reality television star is producing the authorised documentary which is being launched at the Cannes Film Festival, according to editors at The Hollywood...

Joan Collins' Investiture Outfit Smashes Auction Estimates

The Dynasty icon cleared out her closets and vast collection of memorabilia for the Julien's Auctions sale last week (ends18Dec15), and among the highlights was the custom dress and matching caplet she wore...

Marilyn Monroe Reportedly Rejected Frank Sinatra's Wedding Proposal

Marilyn Monroe rejected Frank Sinatra's wedding proposal, a new biography about the singer claims.The 'Come Fly With Me' crooner is believed to have asked the actress - who died of a drugs overdose, aged 36,...

Frank Sinatra Was Infatuated With Marilyn Monroe, A New Biography Reveals

A new Frank Sinatra biography has revealed some interesting details about the crooner’s obsession with Marilyn Monroe and their long, turbulent relationship. New details have come to light suggesting Sinatra was besotted with Monroe and...

Playboy To Stop Nudity

Hugh Hefner has decided to stop publishing full-frontal nudity in Playboy magazine.The 89-year-old media mogul's legendary adult publication - which has printed raunchy pictures of the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Pamela Anderson since its...

Marilyn Monroe Home At Centre Of Legal Spat

The actress spent around a year living at the home in the San Fernando Valley before her acting career took off. The house has been torn down to make way for a...

Marilyn Monroe Hat Goes On Sale

The floppy felt headwear, made by New York milliners Madcaps, will go on sale at Nate D. Sanders auctioneers on Thursday(27Aug15), along with a picture of the actress wearing it. A...

Marilyn Monroe's Track Gets Timbaland Makeover

The late Hollywood icon, who died in 1962, recorded the track Down Boy for her 1953 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes but it was cut from the final version of the film and never...

Timbaland To Sample Unreleased Marilyn Monroe Track

Timbaland is to sample an unreleased Marilyn Monroe track.The 43-year-old record producer is sampling the late 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' actress' only unreleased track, a swing number titled 'Down Boy' 53 years after she died of...

The Weeknd Wrote Song In Marilyn Monroe's Bedroom

The Weeknd wrote a track from his new album in Marilyn Monroe's old bedroom.The 25-year-old musician revealed his song 'In the Night' from his upcoming third major label album 'Beauty Behind the Madness' was penned...

Paris Hilton Loves Victoria Beckham's Style

Paris Hilton ''adores'' Victoria Beckham.The 34-year-old socialite has revealed she is a massive fan of the 41-year-old pop star-turned-fashion designer and thinks she is so ''classy and stylish''.When asked who was her style crush, she...

Marilyn Monroe's Grave Marker Sells At Auction

The odd item went under the hammer at Saturday's (27Jun15) Julien’s Auctions Hollywood Legends sale in Beverly Hills, alongside other Monroe collectibles including a dress the actress wore in her final film, Something’s...

Former Child Actor George Winslow Dies

The actor, born George Karl Wentzlaff, passed away at his home in Camp Meeker, California on 13 June (15) after suffering a heart attack. He is best known for playing Henry Spofford...

Marilyn Monroe Dress To Fetch $600,000 At Auction

The silk frock with printed roses was worn by the tragic actress for a scene in Something's Got to Give, the film which was abandoned following Monroe's death in 1962. It is...

Paloma Faith Gets Treated Differently When She Wears Make-up

Paloma Faith gets treated differently depending on her make-up.The 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This' singer believes people react differently to her when she is wearing make-up and perfume, but insists happiness is the key...

Kelli Garner Was Apprehensive About Marilyn Monroe Role

The Aviator star plays the late legend in The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, which is based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's book of the same name, and she admits she had reservations about...

Kate Upton Isn't Dark

Kate Upton doesn't have a ''dark side''.The 21-year-old model has found it ''amazing'' to be compared with screen icon Marilyn Monroe but she doesn't think they are particularly similar in terms of their personalities.She said:...

First Modelling Shot Of Marilyn Monroe Sold

The first photograph taken of Marilyn Monroe as an aspiring model has sold for $4,800 (£3,000) at auction.The original image was taken as a test shot by renowned photographer Joseph Jasgur in an alleyway in...

First Modelling Shot Of Marilyn Monroe Goes On Sale

The first photograph taken of Marilyn Monroe as an aspiring model will go under the hammer on Saturday (14Feb15).The original image was taken as a test shot by renowned photographer Joseph Jasgur in an alleyway...

Kim Kardashian West Wants Selfie With Jesus

Kim Kardashian West wants to have a photograph with Jesus. The 34-year-old reality TV star is preparing to release her book 'Selfish', which is jam-packed with sexy 'selfies' of herself, but she admits there's a...

Kaley Cuoco-sweeting's 'Modern Marilyn' Moment

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting stunned in 'modern Marilyn Monroe'-style makeup at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The 'Big Bang Theory' star - who looked stunning in a crimson Romona Keveza strapless gown and Forevermark diamond jewellery -...

Marilyn Monroe Memorabilia To Be Sold For Charity

A collection of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia worth around $16 million (£10 million) is to be auctioned for charity.A British collector has spent his life amassing rare items, including the late actress' dresses and underwear, and...

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