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Candid Home Movie Footage Of Monroe Unearthed By Family Friend

12th June 2006

Forgotten footage of MARILYN MONROE at play has been unearthed by the little girl she befriended in the mid-1950s. The tragic screen icon and her husband JOE DiMAGGIO lived with little DOLORES HOPE MASSEY and...

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Aguilera Strips Nude

17th May 2006

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has stripped off naked for the American issue of GQ. The singer, who married music executive JORDAN BRATMAN last November (05), is snapped rolling naked on a bed with her modesty protected by...

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Monroe And Dimaggio Baseball Breaks Record

9th May 2006

A baseball signed by MARILYN MONROE and JOE DiMAGGIO in 1961 has sold at auction for $191,200 (GBP106,230). The sale at Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas, Texas, marks the highest amount yet paid for an...

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Theron To Play Monroe?

27th April 2006

CHARLIZE THERON is in talks to play her idol MARILYN MONROE in a new TOM HANKS film. The Oscar winner is the producers' favourite to portray the tragic SOME LIKE IT HOT star in the...

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Carey Buys Marilyn Monroe's Piano

26th April 2006

Singer MARIAH CAREY paid $662,500 (GBP378,570) for a piano owned by MARILYN MONROE, because she identifies so closely with the legendary star. The DON'T FORGET ABOUT US singer splurged on the piano at a...

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Unheard Monroe Testimony Tapes To Be Broadcast

21st April 2006

Secret testimonies from those who gathered at MARILYN MONROE's death bed are set to he broadcast for the first time on an upcoming US TV news show. Producers at CBS show 48 HOURS MYSTERY will...

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Monroe's Marriage Certificate To Be Auctioned Off

13th April 2006

MARILYN MONROE's 1954 marriage certificate is to be auctioned off in New York. The actress wed baseball great JOE DiMAGGIO in San Francisco, California and now fans are being offered the ultimate memorabilia item from...

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Hepburn Tops Beautiful Woman Poll

6th April 2006

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S star AUDREY HEPBURN has topped a poll naming the most beautiful women of all time. Hepburn, who died in 1993 aged 63, beat out competition from the late GRACE KELLY, who came...

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Fashion Designer Cassini Dies

18th March 2006

Prolific designer OLEG CASSINI died in hospital yesterday (17MAR06), from a broken blood vessel in his head. He was 92. Cassini, who turned Oleg Cassini Inc into a fashion powerhouse, is widely credited with helping...

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Monroe Out To Save Witherspoon's Marriage

11th March 2006

MARILYN MONROE has served up some sage advice to Oscar winner REESE WITHERSPOON and her husband RYAN PHILLIPPE - don't allowyour temperaments to ruin your marriage. The late movie icon sent a message to celebrity...

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Fascinating Fact 1006

14th February 2006

Pop star MARIAH CAREY has three themed bathrooms in her sprawling New York apartment - one dedicated to children's character Hello Kitty, a MARILYN MONROE bathroom and a butterfly bathroom....

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Shelley Winters Dies

15th January 2006

Hollywood screen star SHELLEY WINTERS has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 85. Winters, who won Academy Awards for her roles in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK and A PATCH OF BLUE,...

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Cautious Kate Cancels Party Over Cocaine Fears

14th January 2006

Supermodel KATE MOSS has ditched her lavish birthday plans for Monday (16JAN06), fearing some of her guests will bring drugs. Moss had reportedly organised a 50s-themed bash to celebrate her 32nd, but has cancelled...

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Fascinating Fact 760

5th January 2006

Celebrity photographer MARIO TESTINO's candid beach shots of a naked LINDSAY LOHAN, which feature on the cover and inside the new issue of VANITY FAIR magazine, were inspired by saucy shots taken of MARILYN MONROE...

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Curtis: 'Monroe Became A Star When She Turned Stupid'

2nd January 2006

SOME LIKE IT HOT star TONY CURTIS credits ex-lover MARILYN MONROE's transparent shirts and "stupid woman" act for her iconic status - because she was nothing special when they dated. The 80-year-old movie veteran...

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Kelly Number One In Glamour Poll

21st December 2005

GRACE KELLY's 1955 Oscar gown leads a new glamour poll of stylish stars drawn up by luxury car giants Jaguar. The company looked at hundreds of awards night outfits to find The Gorgeous 100...

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Monroe's Warning To Collins

11th December 2005

Former DYNASTY star JOAN COLLINS was warned against the dark side of the showbusiness by the ultimate Hollywood victim - MARILYN MONROE. Collins, 72, was in her twenties when she met the late screen...

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Diana's Other Wedding Gown Sells For $180,000

8th December 2005

LATEST: DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' spare wedding dress sold for $180,000 (GBP100,000) at auction in London yesterday (07DEC05). The dress served as a model for alterations on the DAVID EMMANUEL gown Diana wore when...

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Hefner To Be Buried With Monroe

28th November 2005

Playboy founder HUGH HEFNER wants to be buried next to screen goddess MARILYN MONROE. The 79-year-old considers Los Angeles' Westwood Cemetery the ideal final resting place, and has earmarked an ornate vault alongside the...

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Keith Andes Dies

27th November 2005

TORA! TORA! TORA! star KEITH ANDES was found dead in his Santa Clarita, California home earlier this month (11NOV05). He was 85. The Los Angeles County coroner's office has ruled the actor's death was...

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The Things They Say 653

22nd November 2005

"She's the MARILYN MONROE of her time." DONALD SUTHERLAND has high praise for his PRIDE + PREJUDICE co-star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY....

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Monroe Death Investigator: `Dig Up Marilyn For The Truth'

17th November 2005

The Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who attended MARILYN MONROE's autopsy in 1962 is urging the authorities to dig up the screen icon's body and use modern technology to determine once and for all...

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Hurley Turned Down Monroe

14th November 2005

British actress ELIZABETH HURLEY turned down an offer to play screen goddess MARILYN MONROE because she didn't want to dye her hair blonde. The AUSTIN POWERS beauty, who dated HUGH GRANT for 13 years,...

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Monroe's Studio Sex Session Nightmares Revealed In New Book

8th November 2005

Tragic movie icon MARILYN MONROE's casting couch nightmares have been exposed in a new book by her former best friend June DiMAGGIO. DiMaggio, the niece of Monroe's one-time husband JOE DiMAGGIO, reveals the actress...

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Monroe Investigator Backs Up Enema Claims With Taped Chat

8th November 2005

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...

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Fascinating Fact 454

3rd November 2005

A pool scene in MARIAH CAREY's new video DON'T FORGET ABOUT US, in which the diva is totally naked under the water, was inspired by a similar scene in MARILYN MONROE's unfinished final film SOMETHING'S...

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Monroe Had 'Poor Hygiene'

28th October 2005

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...

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Monroe's Final Thoughts To Appear In Playboy

19th October 2005

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...

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Monroe's Watch Gift To Kennedy Sells At Auction

18th October 2005

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...

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The Beatles Are Icons Of The Century

15th October 2005

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...

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