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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...

Marilyn Monroe Named Face Of Max Factor

Late screen siren Marilyn Monroe has become the new face of cosmetics brand Max Factor from beyond the grave.The Hollywood icon died in 1962 but will now star in the beauty company's 2015 advertising campaigns...

Marilyn Monroe And Elton John Star In New Auction

Memorabilia from stars including Marilyn Monroe, Sir Elton John and Bono will go under the hammer on Tuesday (16Dec14).A rhinestone encrusted bike, used by the Rocket Man during his 1974 U.S. tour, is expected to...

Marilyn Monroe's Love Letters Fetch Over $120,000 At Auction

Marilyn Monroe's love letters, featuring correspondence with ex-husbands Joe Dimaggio and Arthur Miller, have fetched over $120,000 (£75,000) at auction.A handwritten note sent to the late actress by baseball legend DiMaggio after she announced she...

The Greatest Story Ever Told Star Joanna Dunham Dies

Joanna Dunham, the British actress who landed the role of Mary Magdalene in The Greatest Story Ever Told thanks to a recommendation from Marilyn Monroe, has died, aged 78.She impressed Monroe onstage as part of...

Cowardly Lion Costume From 'Wizard Of Oz' Up For Auction Along With Casablanca Piano & Other Classic Film Memorabilia

Dollars and dollars and dollars! Oh my! There's a huge range of Hollywood memorabilia going up for auction on Monday (24th November). So if you have a few thousand dollars burning a hole in your...

Marilyn Monroe's Lingerie And Love Letters To Be Auctioned

Marilyn Monroe's lingerie and a collection of love letters from her admirers are among the personal items set to go under the later this year (14).A vast collection of the late actress' belongings is heading...

Marilyn Monroe Letters For Sale

Marilyn Monroe's love letters are going up for sale.Over 300 items which previously belonged to the late screen icon will be auctioned off at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills next month, including notes written by...

Kelli Garner To Play Marilyn Monroe In New Cable Series

The Aviator star Kelli Garner has signed up to play Marilyn Monroe in a new U.S. cable mini-series.The actress becomes the latest star to portray the screen icon after landing the leading role in Marilyn....

Shirley Bassey Announces Album

Dame Shirley Bassey has announced the release of her first album in five years, 'Hello Like Before'.The iconic singer has returned to the studio to record the collection of covers, which includes some of the...

Susan Sarandon To Portray Marilyn Monroe's Mum In Tv Mini-series

Susan Sarandon has signed on to play Marilyn Monroe's mentally-ill mum in a new Tv mini-series.The Oscar winner will portray Gladys Mortenson in the upcoming four-hour adaptation of author J. Randy Taraborrelli's book The Secret...

Michael Jackson Tops High Earning Dead Star List

Michael Jackson has topped a list of highest-earning dead celebrities for the second year in a row.The late 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - brought in an estimated...

John Malkovich Transforms Into Cultural Icons

John Malkovich has made extraordinary transformations into iconic stars including Alfred Hitchcock and Marilyn Monroe for a new photography exhibition.The Dangerous Liasons star has recreated iconic photos for a series called Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich to...

Eddie Redmayne Dislikes Playing Characters Similar To Himself

Eddie Redmayne finds it tough playing characters who are similar to his real-life self.The 32-year-old actor, who has appeared in films such as 'Les Miserables' and 'My Week with Marilyn', is less comfortable playing people...

Rare Marilyn Monroe Shot Goes Under The Hammer

A rare photograph of Marilyn Monroe, taken before she shot to Hollywood superstardom, has sold at auction for $6,800 (£4,250).The black and white picture, snapped by agency photographer Joseph Jasgur in 1946, when the then-factory...

Rare Marilyn Monroe Picture Up For Auction

A rare, pre-fame photograph of Marilyn Monroe is expected to fetch $13,600 (£8,000) at auction.The image, which was taken when the actress was just 20 years old, is thought to be from her first ever...

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A collection of movie and music memorabilia including Marilyn Monroe's red sequined gown from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes will go on display at Christie's in London. The free exhibition, called Famous and Infamous, will also feature...

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Previously unseen photographs of Marilyn Monroe are to go on display in New York. The collection, entitled Marilyn: The Lost Photos, features snaps of the actress relaxing in between takes on the set of movies...

Lana Del Rey Feels Connected To Late Icons

Lana Del Rey claims she has a ''special relationship'' with Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.The 'Summertime Sadness' hitmaker - who recently admitted she wished she was already dead - says her ''most meaningful relationships'' are...

Ariana Grande Hits Back After Marilyn Monroe Tweet Storm

Ariana Grande has taken aim at online critics who bombarded her with abusive tweets after she paid tribute to screen icon Marilyn Monroe.The singer/actress took to Instagram.com to remember the Some Like It Hot siren...

Jessica Chastain To Star As Marilyn Monroe?

Jessica Chastain is in talks to play the late Marilyn Monroe in 'Blonde'.The 37-year-old actress is circling a deal to star as the 50s icon in the adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates book of the...

Jessica Chastain To Play Marilyn Monroe In Blonde - Report

Jessica Chastain is set to become the latest actress to portray movie icon Marilyn Monroe on the big screen after reportedly landing the lead in director Andrew Dominik's new drama Blonde.The Zero Dark Thirty star...

Marilyn Monroe Earrings Snapped Up At Hollywood Memorabilia Auction

A pair of rhinestone earrings once worn by Marilyn Monroe has sold at auction for $185,000 (£115,625).The late movie star showed off the dangling silver earrings while attending the 1955 premiere of The Rose Tattoo,...

Debbie Harry's Adoption 'Identity Crisis'

Debbie Harry experienced an ''identity crisis'' after being adopted.The Blondie singer, 68, who was given up by her mother when she was only a few months old, sometimes struggled to deal with her past as...

Bruce Lee's Game Of Death Shoes Included In Star Auction

Rarities including Bruce Lee's shoes from his final movie Game Of Death and a tapestry from Marilyn Monroe's home are to go up for auction next month (Apr14).Other lots in the Hollywood Legends sale include...

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