Marilyn Monroe leaves loving legacy 58



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Marilyn Monroe: eternal beauty, role model and sex symbol. She was an icon whose life was tragically cut short at the age of 36, but in those three short decades, Marilyn lived a lot of life. And now it has been revealed exactly what she thought behind closed doors.

According to TIME, Marilyn’s deepest desires were documented in over 300 letters that comprise the ‘Lost Archives’ collection to be auctioned next month in Beverly Hills.

Marilyn Monroe’s Lost Archives

The love letters are between Marilyn and her second husband, Joe Dimaggio; her third husband Arthur Miller; and friends Clark Gable, Cary Grant and Jane Russell. “I love you and want to be with you,” Dimaggio wrote in one letter. “There is nothing I would like better than to restore your confidence in me”. It was sent just before their divorce.

In one of the letters than the actress penned herself, she told her third husband, “It’s doubly difficult to understand that you, the most different, most beautiful human being, chose me to love”. It is clear that Marilyn struggled with her self confidence.

The auction is expected to draw a huge crowd and more than $1 million for some pieces, including a bra that she wore, as well as a black silk Dior dress and silk overcoat.


Would you like to see Marilyn’s love letters? Or do you think they should have been kept private? Tell us your thoughts below.

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  1. I didn’t think there was anything left that had not already been exposed. I’m sure there will be a feeding frenzy for the bits of her we don’t know, and whether rightly or wrongly we will get to see those love letters. Very sadly, it’s the price of “fame”. I always pitied her for the course her life took. She was used and abused, and looking back, we see how a lot of woman were treated and behaved,and hopefully we learnt something from that.

  2. she was so beautiful and so very young to die, her love letters may have some historical significance, especially for the USA but I feel some things should be left private

  3. No none of these things are important to me…such a beautiful looking woman and so insecure. She is like so many who have gone before us, and who are still with us. Some people might feel they need to read her letters to get a better understanding of her, but really, she wasn’t a friend of mine, so I am not interested.

  4. Not a good actress, no class, not a natural beauty.

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    • No she was one of the first actresses to have a full makeover from her hair,teeth,nose,lips,boobs to her toes. Then she was kept drugged abused used and to keep her quiet got rid of. I don’t envy her and won’t read her mail. Too sad.

  5. Anybody can make anything up as the person is not here to deny anything. Anyway, they are entitled to a private life.

  6. She actually was a good actress and more if a natural beauty than those of today. Maybe she bleached her hair….big deal.

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    • Elizabeth, I agree with you. I loved Marilyn thought she was beautiful and really felt for her. I think she had a sad life.

  7. I don’t like it when people try to profit from a person who is not here to protect their privacy or defend their actions

  8. Many people made a lot of money out of Marilyn Monroe. I’d be happy if she could
    Rest In Peace.

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