The Real Life And Life Of Marilyn Monroe's Life

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“ I knew I belong to the public and to the world not because I was talented or even beautiful but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.” Marilyn knew what her life was when she gave up her life for her career. Following this will be the real life of Marilyn Monroe, what she went through in her childhood and her professional life, her career, her affair, her death, and her legacy.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson) was born in Los Angeles, California on June 1st, 1926. Marilyn faced a difficult childhood; she spent most of her time in an orphanage. Marilyn’s mother, Gladys Pearl Baker was a film cutter. She never knew her father. She also did not spend much time with her mother, due to the mother's illness. At one
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That same year that she got her first movie contract, the couple ended their marriage. They got a divorce.
With the new movie contract, Marilyn Monroe was born. She started calling herself “Marilyn Monroe” she also dyed her hair blond and soon became the most famous Hollywood actress.
She then surprised everyone by leaving Hollywood. To the press and the public, Monroe’s move to New York City at the end of 1954 came as a shock. A look at the many reasons behind her move makes neither the decisions nor the timing surprising at all. Monroe’s decision reflected her growing dissatisfaction with her public image and with the press and studio that perpetuate that image.
In 1959, at the Golden Globe Awards, one of her films got her the award for “Best Actress in a Comedy.” The last film she was able to complete was “The Misfits” in 1961.
The beginning of Kennedy’s affair. That affair got well known. It is said that Kennedy’s and Marilyn’s first date was arranged by Kennedy’s sister and his brother-in-law. That was where it all began. From 1961 to early 1962’s Kennedy started spending time in Hollywood which made their affair more obvious. There is a theory that claims that Marilyn was killed by Kennedy. He started growing feelings for her, and he had her killed to protect his
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Ralph Greenson made a ‘special agreement.’ That ‘special agreement’ consisted of one big goal: the death of the Hollywood goddess.
There are also other death theories that follow Monroe's death.
“ Dr. Keith Simpson, the forensic pathologist consulted by Anthony Summers, agrees with the verdict of accidental overdose. He cited the absence of drug residue in her stomach combined with the high level of drugs found in her liver. These factors together indicate that the fatal dose began several hours before her death, since they apparently had time to move from the stomach to the liver.” (Woog 58)
“ Some researchers, including Robert Slatzer, have suggested that the drugs found in Monroe’s body were administered by injection. They point to the autopsy report, which noted a lack of drugs in Monroe’s kidneys. This pattern indicates that the stomach was completely bypassed when the drug took effect, which is what would happen in the case of an injection.” (Woog 60-61)
Marilyn was just 36 years old when she died at her Los Angeles home on August 5, 1962. An empty bottle of sleeping pills was found near her bed. Her death was marked as a drug overdose. She was buried in her favorite dress by Emilio Fucci. What Marilyn loved the most was wearing “Chanel Number 5” (Cologne) to
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