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Elvis Presley's Jockstrap For Sale

Elvis Presley's ''used'' and ''worn'' jockstrap is up for sale.The late singer had the glitzy piece, which was emblazoned with his initials, made for him by a fan and wore it several times in the...

Believe It Or Not! Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr President Dress' Fetches $4.8 Million At Auction

The dress worn by Marilyn Monroe when she serenaded President John F. Kennedy on his 45th birthday has sold at auction for a record $4.8 million.The auction was held by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles...

Movie Of The Day: 'Some Like It Hot' Starring Marilyn Monroe

Happy 90th birthday to Hollywood's biggest icon Marilyn Monroe, who may not be with us in flesh, but remains a huge part of the entertainment industry in spirit. In fact, she starred in one of...

Five Great Movie Depictions Of Marilyn Monroe

It's the 90th birthday of Marilyn Monroe today; a Hollywood icon who remains a legend of showbusiness despite her flaws and her controversial life. This is an actress who has inspired and influenced so many,...

Marilyn Monroe Reportedly Rejected Frank Sinatra's Wedding Proposal

Marilyn Monroe rejected Frank Sinatra's wedding proposal, a new biography about the singer claims.The 'Come Fly With Me' crooner is believed to have asked the actress - who died of a drugs overdose, aged 36,...

Frank Sinatra Was Infatuated With Marilyn Monroe, A New Biography Reveals

A new Frank Sinatra biography has revealed some interesting details about the crooner’s obsession with Marilyn Monroe and their long, turbulent relationship. New details have come to light suggesting Sinatra was besotted with Monroe and...

Playboy To Stop Nudity

Hugh Hefner has decided to stop publishing full-frontal nudity in Playboy magazine.The 89-year-old media mogul's legendary adult publication - which has printed raunchy pictures of the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Pamela Anderson since its...

Marilyn Monroe Home At Centre Of Legal Spat

The actress spent around a year living at the home in the San Fernando Valley before her acting career took off. The house has been torn down to make way for a...

Marilyn Monroe Hat Goes On Sale

The floppy felt headwear, made by New York milliners Madcaps, will go on sale at Nate D. Sanders auctioneers on Thursday(27Aug15), along with a picture of the actress wearing it. A...

Marilyn Monroe's Track Gets Timbaland Makeover

The late Hollywood icon, who died in 1962, recorded the track Down Boy for her 1953 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes but it was cut from the final version of the film and never...

Timbaland To Sample Unreleased Marilyn Monroe Track

Timbaland is to sample an unreleased Marilyn Monroe track.The 43-year-old record producer is sampling the late 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' actress' only unreleased track, a swing number titled 'Down Boy' 53 years after she died of...

The Weeknd Wrote Song In Marilyn Monroe's Bedroom

The Weeknd wrote a track from his new album in Marilyn Monroe's old bedroom.The 25-year-old musician revealed his song 'In the Night' from his upcoming third major label album 'Beauty Behind the Madness' was penned...

Paris Hilton Loves Victoria Beckham's Style

Paris Hilton ''adores'' Victoria Beckham.The 34-year-old socialite has revealed she is a massive fan of the 41-year-old pop star-turned-fashion designer and thinks she is so ''classy and stylish''.When asked who was her style crush, she...

Marilyn Monroe's Grave Marker Sells At Auction

The odd item went under the hammer at Saturday's (27Jun15) Julien’s Auctions Hollywood Legends sale in Beverly Hills, alongside other Monroe collectibles including a dress the actress wore in her final film, Something’s...

Former Child Actor George Winslow Dies

The actor, born George Karl Wentzlaff, passed away at his home in Camp Meeker, California on 13 June (15) after suffering a heart attack. He is best known for playing Henry Spofford...

Kelli Garner Was Apprehensive About Marilyn Monroe Role

The Aviator star plays the late legend in The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, which is based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's book of the same name, and she admits she had reservations about...

Kate Upton Isn't Dark

Kate Upton doesn't have a ''dark side''.The 21-year-old model has found it ''amazing'' to be compared with screen icon Marilyn Monroe but she doesn't think they are particularly similar in terms of their personalities.She said:...

Marilyn Monroe Named Face Of Max Factor

Late screen siren Marilyn Monroe has become the new face of cosmetics brand Max Factor from beyond the grave.The Hollywood icon died in 1962 but will now star in the beauty company's 2015 advertising campaigns...

Marilyn Monroe And Elton John Star In New Auction

Memorabilia from stars including Marilyn Monroe, Sir Elton John and Bono will go under the hammer on Tuesday (16Dec14).A rhinestone encrusted bike, used by the Rocket Man during his 1974 U.S. tour, is expected to...

Marilyn Monroe's Love Letters Fetch Over $120,000 At Auction

Marilyn Monroe's love letters, featuring correspondence with ex-husbands Joe Dimaggio and Arthur Miller, have fetched over $120,000 (£75,000) at auction.A handwritten note sent to the late actress by baseball legend DiMaggio after she announced she...

The Greatest Story Ever Told Star Joanna Dunham Dies

Joanna Dunham, the British actress who landed the role of Mary Magdalene in The Greatest Story Ever Told thanks to a recommendation from Marilyn Monroe, has died, aged 78.She impressed Monroe onstage as part of...

Cowardly Lion Costume From 'Wizard Of Oz' Up For Auction Along With Casablanca Piano & Other Classic Film Memorabilia

Dollars and dollars and dollars! Oh my! There's a huge range of Hollywood memorabilia going up for auction on Monday (24th November). So if you have a few thousand dollars burning a hole in your...

Marilyn Monroe Letters For Sale

Marilyn Monroe's love letters are going up for sale.Over 300 items which previously belonged to the late screen icon will be auctioned off at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills next month, including notes written by...

Ariana Grande Hits Back After Marilyn Monroe Tweet Storm

Ariana Grande has taken aim at online critics who bombarded her with abusive tweets after she paid tribute to screen icon Marilyn Monroe.The singer/actress took to Instagram.com to remember the Some Like It Hot siren...

Marilyn Monroe Earrings Snapped Up At Hollywood Memorabilia Auction

A pair of rhinestone earrings once worn by Marilyn Monroe has sold at auction for $185,000 (£115,625).The late movie star showed off the dangling silver earrings while attending the 1955 premiere of The Rose Tattoo,...

Bruce Lee's Game Of Death Shoes Included In Star Auction

Rarities including Bruce Lee's shoes from his final movie Game Of Death and a tapestry from Marilyn Monroe's home are to go up for auction next month (Apr14).Other lots in the Hollywood Legends sale include...

Marilyn Monroe's Dress Crowned Most Iconic Screen Costume

Marilyn Monroe's white dress has been crowned the most iconic screen costume of all time.The halter neck outfit created by costume designer William Travilla for 1955 movie 'Seven Year Itch' has topped a new poll...

Marilyn Monroe's Seven Year Itch Dress Voted Best Movie Frock

Screen legend Marilyn Monroe's iconic white dress from The Seven Year Itch has been voted the number one outfit in movie history.The blonde bombshell's billowing frock from the 1955 film has been named the favourite...

Lana Del Rey Shoots Biblical Film

Lana Del Rey has taken on the role of Biblical character Eve in a bizarre new short film which brings Elvis Presley, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe and Jesus Christ together in the Garden of Eden.The...

Kim Kardashian Is Similar To Marilyn Monroe?

Kanye West thinks Kim Kardashian is like a modern day Marilyn Monroe.The 'Bound 2' hitmaker has blasted Vanity Fair magazine for featuring supermodel Kate Upton, 21, styled to look like the 'Some Like It Hot'...

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