It’s been 60 years since Marilyn Monroe’s tragic death. Marilyn Monroe, the blonde bombshell, was 96 years old today. She died at her home, surrounded with prescription pills, on this date in 1962.
The coroner declared her death probable suicide.
But details surrounding her demise remain a mystery six decades later.
Despite the passage of time, “Marilyn Mania”Hotter than ever.
According to reports, the net worth of the sex icon was $800,000. Today, her estate is estimated at $10 million.
A biographical drama is now in high demand “Blonde,”Netflix will soon have the movie, which is expected to increase interest in the model, singer, and actress.
Although the film is already generating a lot of Oscar buzz it has also faced some controversy.
The actress playing Monroe, Ana de Armas, is Cuban, and some have said her accent does not match Monroe’s.
The official Marilyn Monroe Estate has defended de Armas.
“Marilyn Monroe is a singular Hollywood and pop culture icon that transcends generations and history,”Marc Rosen, president entertainment at Authentic Brands Group, which owns Marilyn Monroe Estate, stated that Make a statement about Variety “Any actor that steps into that role knows they have big shoes to fill. Based on the trailer alone, it looks like Ana was a great casting choice as she captures Marilyn’s glamour, humanity and vulnerability. We can’t wait to see the film in its entirety!”
Brad Pitt produced the film, which is based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates, and called de Armas’ performance “phenomenal.”
George Karas was an actor who became famous in “West Side Story”He just published his memoir. “My West Side Story,”Monroe was also in the scene. “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.”
He too has come to de Armas’ defense, saying, “I thought I heard somebody who was really doing a very beautiful job at being Marilyn Monroe. I thought she was really impressive.”
De Armas told The Times of London She spent almost a whole year practicing her Monroe accent, before filming began. “It took me nine months of dialect coaching and practicing and some ADR sessions [to get the accent right]. It was a big torture, so exhausting. My brain was fried,”She said.