Marilyn Monroe: In Memoriam

In March 1952, Monroe faced a possible scandal when one of her nude photos from a 1949 session with photographer Tom Kelley was featured in a calendar. The press speculated about the identity of the anonymous model and commented that she closely resembled Monroe. As the studio discussed how to deal with the problem, Monroe suggested that she should simply admit that she had posed for the photograph but that she should emphasize that she had done so only because she had no money to pay her rent.

 


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My sense of humor can be keen, sarcastic, silly or corny -- sometimes all at once. I enjoy meeting new people with no preconceived ideas about what or what is not possible. You get much more out of life by being open minded and willing. I'm an easy going, good-natured person who loves life and loves people. I'm both optimistic and realistic and pretty objective when it comes to assessing situations, events, etc. In general I am a very positive person and you'll usually find we with a smile on my face.

3 Responses to Marilyn Monroe: In Memoriam

  1. As a nude photo it was modestly done although I do remember at the time it was pretty scandalous!

  2. brahmineyes says:

    yes, it was… that’s what made this photo doubly interesting.

  3. Alejandra says:

    This blog was… how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I have found something which helped me.
    Kudos!

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