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Read Marilyn Monroe's Very Racy Love Letter from Arthur Miller

Read Marilyn Monroe's Very Racy Love Letter from Arthur Miller

Originally posted 11/20/2014 10:15AM

Sexting wouldn't be invented for another half-century. But that didn't stop Arthur Miller from expressing some rather explicit long-distance passion for Marilyn Monroe.

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Marilyn Monroe's Lost Love Letters to Be Auctioned | Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe's Lost Love Letters to Be Auctioned

Originally posted 11/11/2014 08:25PM

It's no secret Joe DiMaggio loved Marilyn Monroe. The baseball great cried at her funeral and for 20 years had flowers placed at her crypt several times a week.

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UpdatePosted 08/13/2014 04:00PM

After Lauren Bacall's Passing, Every Hollywood Legend Name-Checked in 'Vogue' Is Dead

Originally posted 08/13/2014 01:35PM

Upon its release in 1990, Madonna's "Vogue" was an appreciation of a long-gone age of Hollywood glamour. Now that age is truly lost: as xoJane's Marci Robin pointed out on Twitter, the passing of Lauren Bacall means every star name-checked in the song has died.

Bacall was the last surviving member of the 16 famous names in the song; nine of these stars were still alive when the song hit airwaves on March 20, 1990. ("Vogue" itself is 24 years old.)

Below, find the full list of celebrity names included in "Vogue."

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Veteran Actor Eli Wallach Dies | Eli Wallach

UpdatePosted 06/25/2014 12:30PM

Veteran Actor Eli Wallach Dies

Originally posted 06/25/2014 06:30AM

Eli Wallach, a gravelly voiced character actor who appeared alongside such giants as Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits, Clint Eastwood in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Al Pacino in The Godfather: Part III, died Tuesday, his daughter Katherine told The New York Times. He was 98.

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Burt Reynolds to Beyoncé: PEOPLE Presents the Hottest Bodies of Each Decade

Originally posted 05/15/2014 06:00AM

Amongst all of today's sexy stars, it's Beyoncé's "Flawless" figure that has folks going vegan. Meanwhile, Channing Tatum's physique keeps the Magic Mike viewers drooling. Currently, these celebs are two of Hollywood's hottest body icons, but they certainly aren't the first.

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PHOTOS: Marilyn Monroe Dates George Clooney, Plus 12 More Imagined Power Couples

Dates from a Different Era: 13 Awesome Yet Impossible Celeb Power Couples (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 01/15/2014 02:00PM

After, "Who are you wearing?," the most important question on the Oscars' red carpet is "Who are you here with?"

Celebrity couples are always alluring. Drench them in tulle, tuxes and accolades, and they become nearly irresistible. But it's a shame that today's biggest stars can't hob knob with the glamorous old guard of Tinseltown ... or can they?

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Marilyn Monroe Auction Memorabilia Shows She Had Plastic Surgery | Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Auction Memorabilia Shows She Had Plastic Surgery

Originally posted 10/09/2013 10:30AM

Looks like her natural beauty had a little help.

Medical records and X-rays of Marilyn Monroe set to be sold at auction next month appear to show that screen icon had facial plastic surgery during her 1950s Hollywood career.

The memorabilia, to go on the block Nov. 9-10 by Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, is expected to fetch anywhere from $15,000 to $30,000 and comes from her plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Gurdin, reports New York's Daily News.

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'Kenneth,' Hairdresser to Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Dies at 86

'Kenneth,' Hairdresser to Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Dies at 86

Originally posted 05/14/2013 10:30AM

His full name may have been Kenneth Battelle, but to a half-century's worth of fashion editors, First Ladies and society women, he was simply "Kenneth."

Sunday at his home in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., two years after his retirement, he died at age 86, his company announced to The New York Times.

Among his clients: society doyenne Brooke Astor, stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, Joan Rivers, Judy Garland, Lauren Bacall and Audrey Hepburn, as well as Jacqueline Kennedy, whose hair was done by Kenneth right before she accompanied her husband on the fateful trip to Dallas in November 1963.

Mrs. Kennedy, even when she later became Mrs. Onassis, also continued to visit his salon just off Fifth Avenue in New York, where she was always ushered into her own private area, another client of longstanding tells PEOPLE.

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Smash: Which Diva Delivers in Season 2?

Originally posted 02/06/2013 10:20AM

Smash is back! And NBC's musical about musicals is delivering a new diva – and even more drama – in season 2.

After a solid preview in Boston, the cast of the Marilyn Monroe musical Bombshell – including dueling divas Karen Cartwright (Katharine McPhee) and Ivy Lynn (Megan Hilty) – are back in the Big Apple and hoping to make their Broadway debut at the fabled St. James Theatre.

But opening isn't going to be easy: Bombshell producer Eileen Rand's ex-husband launches a plan to make her funding disappear and close down the show. While Eileen (Anjelica Huston) and her team, director Derek Wills (Jack Davenport) and writers Julia Houston (Debra Messing) and Tom Levitt (Christian Borle), do their best to keep up appearances, Smash's characters deal with a variety of other problems.

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Veteran Movie Publicist, Mom of Grey's Anatomy Star Dies

Lois Smith Dies of a Brain Hemorrhage

Originally posted 10/07/2012 08:00PM

Lois Smith, a much-admired veteran movie publicist and the mother of Grey's Anatomy actress Brooke Smith, died Sunday afternoon after suffering a brain hemorrhage due to an accidental fall, Deadline reports. She was 84.

The New York-based industry trailblazer was in Maine, where her husband, Eugene Smith, was set to be recognized for his philanthropic work. Smith fell down the stairs late Saturday night at the bed-and-breakfast where they were staying.

A maternal figure to both stars and journalists who tended to adore her in equal doses, Smith, along with Pat Kingsley and Patricia Newcomb, helped establish the publicity firm of PMK (initially known as Pickwick, it merged with Maslansky/Koenigsberg) as an A-list leader. As a publicist, Smith was as involved in shaping images as she was in promoting specific movies, and always with a personal touch.

Among her clients were Robert Redford (their professional marriage went back to the late '60s, when his star was launched with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), as well as Marilyn Monroe, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon and Whitney Houston.

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