Latest Marilyn Monroe News - Page 18


Monroe Investigator Backs Up Enema Claims With Taped Chat

The Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who attended MARILYN MONROE's autopsy in 1962 has declared he's almost certain the movie icon died of a poisoned enema. JOHN MINER has always maintained the actress...

Monroe Had 'Poor Hygiene'

British actor PETER LAWFORD refused to sleep with Hollywood sex symbol MARILYN MONROE, because he was repulsed by her personal hygiene. Lawford, who later married PATRICIA KENNEDY, grew close to the SOME LIKE IT...

Monroe's Final Thoughts To Appear In Playboy

MARILYN MONROE's state of mind before she died is set to be exposed by the US edition of Playboy. The men's magazine will print the transcript of a taped free association monologue interview as...

Monroe's Watch Gift To Kennedy Sells At Auction

A gold watch screen icon MARILYN MONROE gave to US President JOHN F KENNEDY has been auctioned for $120,000 (GBP66,650). The Rolex time-piece was sold at Alexander Auctions in Connecticut to an anonymous American...

The Beatles Are Icons Of The Century

THE BEATLES have topped a poll as the greatest entertainment icons of the past 100 years. The ever-popular Fab Four beat off competition from ELVIS PRESLEY, screen goddess MARILYN MONROE and jazz hero LOUIS...

Presley's Uncivilised Pals Cost Him A Date With Monroe

MARILYN MONROE once snubbed a date with ELVIS PRESLEY because she didn't like the company he kept. Presley's longtime confidante BYRON RAPHAEL, who was hired to wrangle beautiful one-night stands for the king of...

Delpy Warns Aspiring Actresses Beauty Is Skin Deep

French actress JULIE DELPY has urged young actresses not to follow in the footsteps of sex symbols MARILYN MONROE and LANA TURNER by relying on youthful glamour, because it will ruin their careers later in...

Lohan Bares All For Vanity Fair

LINDSAY LOHAN is set to bare all for an upcoming VANITY FAIR cover. The 19-year-old MEAN GIRLS star, who has been the subject of weightloss shock stories in the US media for the past...

Lawford Turned Down Marilyn Monroe

Rat Pack crooner PETER LAWFORD turned down sex with screen siren MARILYN MONROE because she smelled unpleasant - according to his son. In a new memoir, CHRISTOPHER LAWFORD KENNEDY reveals his British-born father -...

Lennon Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Online

The white suit JOHN LENNON wore on the front cover of THE BEATLES album ABBEY ROAD is to be auctioned next month (OCT05) on the internet - for an expected $150,000 (GBP83,000). The sale...

Stars Communist Files Revealed

Late screen siren MARILYN MONROE was a suspected communist and tracked by the FBI. Newly-released documents reveal Monroe was just a number of stars the Federal Bureau of Investigation kept files on - including...

Miles Davis Artwork Exhibition

The last painting by legendary jazz star MILES DAVIS is to be unveiled for the first time in Edinburgh, Scotland on Wednesday (21SEP05). The piece, entitled Gold Face, will form part of an exhibition...

Electra The New Face Of Max Factor

Sexy actress CARMEN ELECTRA has been chosen as the new face of cosmetics giant Max Factor. The former BAYWATCH beauty, ex-wife of DENNIS RODMAN, has taken over from British actress CAMILLA RUTHERFORD as a...

Spacey Recruits Altman To Direct London Play

KEVIN SPACEY is planning to set the London stage alight by recruiting legendary film-maker ROBERT ALTMAN to direct ARTHUR MILLER's acclaimed play RESURRECTION BLUES at The Old Vic theatre. The AMERICAN BEAUTY actor is...

Monroe Criticised For Studious Style

Screen goddess MARILYN MONROE was determined to study during her time at LEE STRASBERG's Actor's Studio and disappointed male students with her restrained style and pared down looks. The perennial sex symbol was already...

Monroe's Last Living Husband Dies

MARILYN MONROE's first and last surviving husband, JAMES DOUGHERTY, has died in California. He was 84. Dougherty, a retired Los Angeles detective and former local politician in Maine, died on Monday (15AUG05) in San...

Amerie Slams Reality

AMERIE has hit out at TV talent shows, insisting the public will never accept and celebrate manufactured artists. The R+B star claims the reality process destroys the myth and magic surrounding showbiz and celebrity...

Monroe Thanks Doctor For Orgasm Joy

Movie goddess MARILYN MONROE cried tears of joy after her first orgasm and credits her psychiatrist DR RALPH GREENSON with releasing her pent-up sexual tension. The SOME LIKE IT HOT star revealed her special...

Monroe Fantasised About Being Spanked By Daddy Gable

Late screen siren MARILYN MONROE fantasised about being spanked and cuddled by movie legend CLARK GABLE - because she was desperate for him to be her adopted father. THE MISFITS was Gable and Monroe's...

Marilyn Monroe Planned To Do Shakespeare

Screen siren MARILYN MONROE dreamed of starring in a film based on a play by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE and enlisted LAURENCE OLIVIER to help her achieve her dream. Monroe was determined to revamp her image...

Monroe Disappointed By Sexual Encounter With Crawford

Film legend MARILYN MONROE went to bed with fellow actress JOAN CRAWFORD - but the lesbian sexual experience only reaffirmed her attraction to men. Monroe left the WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? beauty...

Parker Shuns Shoes In Fragrance Ad Campaign

Actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER had more than 70 pairs of shoes brought to her during a photoshoot for her new fragrance Lovely, but ended up going barefoot instead. The former SEX AND THE CITY...

Fanning's Younger Sister A Devoted Marilyn Monroe Fan

DAKOTA FANNING's younger sister ELLE is such a huge MARILYN MONROE fan, her grandmother bought her the late screen icon's old jars of face powder and face cream for $600 (GBP330). Although Monroe died...

Brando Snubbed Monroe

Movie legend MARLON BRANDO lured his fellow sex symbol MARILYN MONROE back to his hotel, only to snub her as blondes weren't his type. The ON THE WATERFRONT star, who died last year (04),...

James Dean 'Nude' Banned From Gallery

A supposedly nude photograph of screen icon JAMES DEAN with an erection has been excluded from a London art exhibition after staff decided the man in the picture was an imposter. The National Portrait...

Hurley's Controversial Attack On Fat Women

Actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has infuriated her curvy fans, by launching a scathing attack on overweight women who wear tight clothes. The outspoken model-turned-actress is offended by the sight of fleshy bodies, and would...

Monroe Painting And Phone Book Fetch $168,000

MARILYN MONROE's personal telephone book containing numbers for FRANK SINATRA and HENRY FONDA was sold at auction alongside one of her paintings for $168,000 (GBP88,000) on Saturday (04JUN05). The SOME LIKE IT HOT beauty's...

Marilyn's Romantic Jfk Painting Valued At $21,000

Screen beauty MARILYN MONROE's romantic painting to former US President JOHN F KENNEDY is expected to fetch a staggering $21,000(GBP11,000) at New York auction house Christie's sale later this month (30JUN05). The SOME LIKE...

Williams: 'Kennedys Didn't Murder Monroe'

American crooner ANDY WILLIAMS has rubbished reports former US President JOHN F KENNEDY murdered screen goddess MARILYN MONROE. The 77-year-old MOON RIVER singer was a close pal of the controversial premiere and his brother...

Naked Monroe Shot Featured In Stellar Photographic Auction

A nude photograph of screen goddess MARILYN MONROE taken in the year of her death (1962) is one of 150 iconic images up for auction at Christie's in London. The risque portrait, taken by...

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Quick Links

News Pictures Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.