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Monroe's Gown Fetches Over $300,000 At Auction

14th June 2010

The pink satin gown MARILYN MONROE wore to perform DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND in GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES has sold for more than $300,000 (£200,000).The gown, dubbed "the most important film dress to ever...

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Amy Winehouse Has Acting Dream

11th June 2010

Amy Winehouse wants to be an actress.The 'Rehab' singer is reportedly hoping to make the transition from music to movies, and has even signed up for acting lessons to help her achieve her Hollywood dream....

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Auction Houses Celebrate Monroe's 84th With Treasure Troves

3rd June 2010

Rival California auction houses are cashing in on what would have been MARILYN MONROE's 84th birthday month by offering up a treasure trove of the movie icon's memorabilia.As well as the pink satin gown the...

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Hilton Channels Monroe For New Fragrance

14th May 2010

PARIS HILTON has marked the milestone release of her tenth fragrance by dressing up as screen icon MARILYN MONROE for a new photoshoot.The star is set to launch her new perfume, Tease, six years after...

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Naomi Watts To Play Marilyn Monroe

14th May 2010

Naomi Watts is to play Marilyn Monroe in new movie 'Blonde'.The Australian actress will play the iconic Hollywood star - real name Norma Jeane Baker - in an adaptation of the 2000 book of the...

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Watts To Play Monroe

13th May 2010

NAOMI WATTS has been chosen to play screen icon MARILYN MONROE in a new biopic.The King Kong star will tackle the lead role in Blonde, an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' imaginary Marilyn Monroe memoir...

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Marilyn Film To Re-open Monroe's Death Investigation

11th May 2010

The circumstances surrounding MARILYN MONROE's suicide is set to be re-examined on the big screen in a new film based on the controversial coroner who was allegedly forced to falsify the star's death certificate.Bosses at...

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Monroe's Most Famous Movie Gown To Be Sold

3rd May 2010

The pink satin gown MARILYN MONROE wore in the DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND sequence in the film GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES is to go under the hammer.Hollywood memorabilia dealers at California auction house Profiles...

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Rare Monroe Writings To Be Published

28th April 2010

Journal entries, poetry and essays written by tragic movie icon MARILYN MONROE are to be published for the first time this autumn (10).Publishers at Farrar, Straus & Giroux have announced plans to unveil Monroe's collected...

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Michael Lohan Planning Legal Action To Get Lindsay To Face Problems

27th April 2010

LINDSAY LOHAN's concerned father is preparing "any and all appropriate legal action" to prevent his famous daughter from falling victim to the same fate as her idol MARILYN MONROE.Michael Lohan attempted to stage an intervention...

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Lopez Treats Lopez To Marilyn Birthday Delight

23rd April 2010

JENNIFER LOPEZ helped make her pal GEORGE LOPEZ's birthday extra special - by dressing up as MARILYN MONROE to serenade the comedian on his talk show.The actress helped the funnyman, who turns 49 on Friday...

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Monroe X-ray To Go Under The Hammer

13th April 2010

Fans of MARILYN MONROE will be able to bid for an intimate snap of the Hollywood icon at an upcoming auction - an X-ray of the star's chest is set to go under the hammer.The...

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Monroe Therapy Couch For Sale

12th April 2010

The couch which MARILYN MONROE used during therapy sessions is to be sold at auction.The sofa, which once sat in the office of the actress' therapist, is among a selection of items related to the...

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Reynolds: 'Monroe Was Murdered'

12th April 2010

Veteran performer DEBBIE REYNOLDS is convinced MARILYN MONROE was "murdered" - because the tragic screen icon knew too many of Hollywood's secrets.The Some Like it Hot star was found dead aged 36 at her home...

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Robert Pattinson's Clothes For Sale

11th March 2010

Robert Pattinson is auctioning some of his movie costumes for charity. The actor has donated outfits from his latest movie 'Remember Me' including a blue Prada suit, slip-on Birkenstocks, and an off-white LNA T-shirt for...

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Wax Man Robert Pattinson

3rd March 2010

Robert Pattinson is to be immortalised in wax.The 'Twilight' actor is the latest star to be honoured with his own waxwork by famous museum Madame Tussauds and his figure will be unveiled in both the...

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Monroe Photos To Sell At Auction

8th February 2010

Never-before-seen photos of MARILYN MONROE, shot nine months before her death, are set to go under the hammer.The Some Like It Hot star was snapped by photographer Len Steckler as she visited poet Carl Sandburg...

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Fascinating Fact 8804

6th February 2010

MARILYN MONROE, Jim Carrey, Richard Pryor, Gary Oldman, Richard Gere, Christian Bale, Donald Sutherland, Mia Farrow and Dennis Quaid all share one thing in common - they have never been nominated for an Oscar.

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Photo Beauty Cheryl Cole

15th January 2010

Cheryl Cole is the most photogenic woman ever. The 'Fight For This Love' singer - who is the face of L'Oreal hair products - beat Audrey Hepburn, Beyonce Knowles and Marilyn Monroe to the title...

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Top Gay Icon Elton John

10th December 2009

Sir Elton John is the top male gay icon of all time.The legendary pop star - who married his long-term lover David Furnish in a civil partnership ceremony in 2005 - has been declared the...

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Williams Tipped For Monroe Role

4th December 2009

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS has been tipped to take on the role of MARILYN MONROE in a new movie about the screen icon.The Brokeback Mountain star has reportedly been offered the lead in upcoming film My...

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Some Like It Pot?

2nd December 2009

A home movie showing Marilyn Monroe apparently smoking marijuana in the 1950s has suddenly emerged and is reportedly going on sale on eBay. The silent color footage shows the actress sitting on a couch with...

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Marilyn Monroe Pot Video To Be Sold

2nd December 2009

A video of Marilyn Monroe smoking marijuana is to go up for sale.The never-before-seen footage shows the late actress smoking a cannabis joint - a cigarette lace with the drug - while relaxing at a...

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Monroe's 'Marijuana Movie' For Sale

2nd December 2009

A home movie showing MARILYN MONROE smoking what appears to be marijuana is set to go on sale.The never-before-seen silent film, recorded by Monroe's pal at a party in New Jersey in the late 1950s,...

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Lady Gaga's Deathly Performance

26th November 2009

Lady Gaga planned to "bleed to death" on stage.The 'Poker Face' singer - who sang at the MTV Video Music Awards at New York's Radio City Music Hall on September 13 - wanted to give...

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Fascinating Fact 8373

17th November 2009

A company in California is formulating a line of fragrances based on the DNA of dead celebrities including ELVIS PRESLEY, MICHAEL JACKSON and MARILYN MONROE. The firm will make the perfumes using a "secret process"...

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Monroe Crypt Fails To Sell Again

3rd November 2009

The crypt above MARILYN MONROE's final resting place has failed to sell for the second time - not a single bid was made for the burial spot.Elsie Poncher put her husband's crypt up for sale...

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Yves St. Laurent Tops Dead Celebrity Money List

28th October 2009

The late fashion designer Yves St. Laurent has jumped to the top of Forbes magazine's "Top-Earning Dead Celebrities" list thanks to a one-time estate sale last February that netted $443 million. With a total of...

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Monroe Crypt Back Up For Auction

15th October 2009

MARILYN MONROE devotees have another chance to lay beside their idol forever - the crypt above the movie legend's final resting place is back on the market.Elsie Poncher put her husband's crypt up for sale...

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Tuneless Dita Von Teese

12th October 2009

Dita Von Teese will never be a pop star because she can't sing and dance at the same time.The burlesque dancer - who was previously married to goth rocker Marilyn Manson - has refused offers...

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