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Like It Or Not, Kerry Katona's Playing Marilyn Monroe. That's Happening.

By Michael West | 23rd July 2013

Kerry Katona, the British sort-of-singer best known for, err, Loose Women, has signed on to play the world's most iconic and beautiful actress Marilyn Monroe.Just like when the world's natural resources eventually run out, or...

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Kerry Katona To Play Marilyn Monroe In Musical

23rd July 2013

British pop star Kerry Katona is set to play Marilyn Monroe in a new musical based on the life of the iconic actress.The Atomic Kitten singer announced to her Twitter.com followers on Monday (22Jul13) that...

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Unpublished Negatives Of Marilyn Monroe To Go Under The Hammer

16th July 2013

Thousands of unpublished negatives of Hollywood siren Marilyn Monroe are to go under the hammer later this month (Jul13) as part of a collection which is expected to fetch $300,000 (£193,548).Around 3,700 negatives of the...

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Lindsay Lohan Takes Centre Stage In 'The Canyons' Trailer

12th July 2013

Lindsay Lohan strips off in the trailer for her raunchy new film 'The Canyons'.The 27-year-old actress is seen lounging around in her bra and knickers in the official promo for Paul Schrader's erotic noir thriller,...

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Paul Schrader Compares Lindsay Lohan To Marilyn Monroe

11th July 2013

Director Paul Schrader has compared Lindsay Lohan to her tragic heroine Marilyn Monroe, insisting the actresses share the same penchant for "tardiness", "tantrums" and "psychodrama".The filmmaker has reflected on his experience working with the star...

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The Canyons Director: Linday Lohan Brought Drama To Set

10th July 2013

'The Canyons' director says Lindsay Lohan threw tantrums on set.Paul Schrader doesn't regret casting the troubled actress in his upcoming erotic thriller, despite her erratic behaviour and constant ''tardiness, tantrums, absences, neediness, [and] psychodrama'' during...

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Celebrity Photographer Bert Stern Dies

27th June 2013

A celebrity photographer who captured the images of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Dame Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 83.Bert Stern passed away at his home in Manhattan, New York on Wednesday...

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Photographic Treasure Trove Heading For Auction

7th June 2013

Over 3,700 unpublished Marilyn Monroe images and a treasure trove of photos of movie icons Steve Mcqueen, Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor are to go under the hammer at a Profiles in History auction in...

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Marilyn Monroe Exhibit Items Stolen

22nd May 2013

A number of Marilyn Monroe's belongings have been stolen in the Czech Republic.A truck carrying items from an Italian exhibition on the life of the tragic actress was raided by thieves, who made off with...

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Warhol's Marilyn Monroe Fetches More Than Any Of Her Movies

17th May 2013

Andy Warhol's 1962 pop-art multiple images of Marilyn Monroe sold for $38.2 million on Thursday. The original silk screen grid, titled Four Marilyns, had been expected to fetch about $30 million. Reports said that it...

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Hairstylist To The Stars Kenneth Battelle Dies

14th May 2013

Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Judy Garland's beloved hairstylist has died at the age of 86.Kenneth Battelle passed away at his home in Wappingers Falls, New York on Sunday (12May13), according to the New York...

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Heartfelt Letter From Marilyn Monroe To Go On Auction

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th March 2013

A letter from Marilyn Monroe to her acting mentor, presumably written in the actress’s final days, is going up for auction. The undated letter, written on stationary from the Bell Air Hotel, details Monroe’s struggles...

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Marilyn Monroe's Suicidal Letter Up For Auction

29th March 2013

A handwritten Marilyn Monroe letter detailing her suicidal thoughts is set to be auctioned off online in May (13).In the undated note, addressed to famed acting teacher Lee Strasberg and penned on Hotel Bel-Air stationery,...

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Historical Letters By Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon And Eisehower To Be Auctioned Off By Collector

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th March 2013

Before her death, Marilyn Monroe reached out to her acting mentor Lee Strasber, in a letter. She talked about her despair and feeling like she didn’t belong to “the human race”. Now, that letter, written...

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Michelle Williams Dedicates Oz The Great And Powerful To Daughter

3rd March 2013

Michelle Williams used 'Oz the Great and Powerful' as a ''love letter'' for her daughter.The 32-year-old actress plays Glinda the Good Witch in Sam Raimi's upcoming Disney film and chose to star in the feature...

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Katherine Jenkins Wants To Play Marilyn Monroe

31st January 2013

British opera singer Katherine Jenkins dreams of playing tragic star Marilyn Monroe in a West End musical.The Welsh mezzo-soprano admits she has been fascinated with the Some Like It Hot star for many years, and...

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Lindsay Lohan Sues Her Fashion Label

30th January 2013

Lindsay Lohan is suing her former fashion label.The 'Liz & Dick' actress - who launched the 6126 Collection along with her business partner Kristi Kaylor in 2008 - is expected to file a $1.1 million...

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Megan Fox: 'Lindsay Lohan Comment Was A Miscommunication'

16th January 2013

Megan Fox has clarified comments she made while comparing Lindsay Lohan to Marilyn Monroe, insisting she never meant to "criticise or degrade" the Mean Girls star.The Transformers beauty likened Lohan to the tragic icon as...

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Megan Fox Apologises To Lindsay Lohan

16th January 2013

Megan Fox has apologised to Lindsay Lohan.The 26-year-old 'Jennifer's Body' star insists she didn't mean to ''criticise or degrade'' Lindsay by drawing comparisons between her former idol Marilyn Monroe and the 'Liz & Dick' actress...

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Megan Fox Likens Lindsay Lohan To Marilyn Monroe, And Not In A Good Way

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th January 2013

While Marilyn Monroe will always be an iconic Hollywood legend, there's a part of her history hidden below the glamorous exterior. This is something that Megan Fox - who has recently been removing a tattoo...

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Megan Fox No Longer Admires Marilyn Monroe

15th January 2013

Megan Fox no longer idolises Marilyn Monroe.The 'Transformers' actress - who is famed for her super sexy image - has a portrait of her former idol, 50s pin-up Marilyn, tattooed on her right forearm, but...

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Megan Fox Compares Marilyn Monroe To Lindsay Lohan

15th January 2013

Megan Fox decided to have her Marilyn Monroe tattoo removed because she read the actress' life story and decided she was as "unreliable" and "uninsurable" as Lindsay Lohan.The Transformers star has been undergoing laser surgery...

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Newly Released Fbi Files Link Marilyn Monroe To Communism

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th December 2012

Marilyn Monroe’s name is one you don’t get to read in headlines too often these days, but the Some Like It Hot actress continues to make news to this day, most recently with the surfacing...

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Marilyn Monroe Was Investigated For Communist Ties

28th December 2012

Newly-released documents have emerged suggesting Marilyn Monroe was under investigation by government officials in the years leading up to her death over concerns about her communist-leaning acquaintances.Files obtained by the Associated Press through the Freedom...

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Marilyn Monroe Befriended Communists States Fbi

By Lorna Greville  | 28th December 2012

Marilyn Monroe's death, 50 years on, still sparks notes of controversy with some die-hard fans who don't think her death was suicide. That's why the FBI files that had gone missing - that have now...

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Madonna's Conical Bra To Fetch 15k At Auction

29th November 2012

Madonna's famous conical corset bra is expected to fetch £15,000 at auction today (29.11.12). The Jean Paul Gaultier-designed green silk bustier with conical cups - which the 'Girl Gone Wild' hitmaker wore on her 1990...

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Marilyn Monroe Is New Face Of Chanel

22nd November 2012

Marilyn Monroe is fronting a promotional campaign for luxury perfume Chanel No. 5 from beyond the grave.The late screen icon, who famously touted the scent as her favourite fragrance, follows in the footsteps of other...

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Lindsay Lohan Calls Jail A ''Blessing In Disguise''

20th November 2012

Lindsay Lohan believes being sent to jail was a ''blessing in disguise''.The 'Liz & Dick' star - whose probation is tipped to be revoked over the next few days after she allegedly lied about being...

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Playboy Marks Marilyn Monroe's Death With Photo Tribute

19th November 2012

Editors at Playboy magazine are marking 50 years since Marilyn Monroe's death by publishing a series of long-lost photographs of the Hollywood icon.The actress, who died aged 36 in 1962 in a suspected suicide, was...

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Judy Garland's Dress Sells For 480k

12th November 2012

The dress worn by Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz' has sold for $480,000 at auction.The iconic blue and white gingham garment fetched the highest price of any item during a two-day auction of...

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