Commercializing Marilyn Monroe
You'd be hard pressed to think of another celebrity endorser that's been advertising products as long as Marilyn Monroe. From her first advertisements in the mid-1940s to almost 55 years after her death, companies know that using Marilyn's image is a sure sell. From beauty products to her recent Snickers commercial, Marilyn is still loved by Madison Avenue. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn
The Scandalous True Story Of Marilyn Monroe & JFK
Forget everything you've heard about the ''affair'' between one of America's most beloved Presidents and America's most iconic sex symbol. The most scandalous thing about them....is that there may not be a scandal at all. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn.
Marilyn Monroe-What Size Was She Really?
While there are numerous reasons to admire Marilyn Monroe, in recent years she has been inundated with descriptions like 'plus size', 'full figured', and 'size 12' and become an icon of body acceptance. But is this an accurate description of her? By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn.
Why We Should Remember Marilyn Monroe
When the news broke that superstar Marilyn Monroe had died, the world was stunned. However, she has remained an icon like no other, constantly in the forefront of pop culture and in the hearts of her legions of fans. Now, 53 years after her untimely death, Marilyn is still misunderstood and her many accomplishments and attributes get shortchanged in favor of tabloid lies. Today, we remember why Marilyn remains and should continue to remain in the stratosphere of immortality. By Marijane Gray for Immortal Marilyn.