Thursday, February 14, 2013

Plenty of Sex But No True Love

Many consider her to be the sexiest woman that ever lived, and torrid are the rumors that surround her love life. James Dougherty, Joe DiMaggio, and Arthur Miller posed as her husband for brief periods. JFK, Frank Sinatra, Milton Berle, Joe Schenck, Elia Kazan, Marlon Brandon, and 'countless others' knew her 'intimately'. She's sold numerous calendars, posters, t-shirts, magazines...but did anyone truly love Marilyn Monroe? Her popularity endures, even now, fifty years after her death.

Perhaps Marilyn is so iconic, such a sex goddess and lasting legend, because despite her appeal, her beauty, and her curves, no one really loved her. Loved her, in a want-to-take-care-of-her, wholesome way. Hollywood got accustomed to using her. So did the many men who went in and out of her life. But no one stuck around, got her the help she needed, or treated her like a lady....

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