What was Marilyn Monroe’s real height? Check out how tall she was before her death in 1962, and more interesting facts.
Her figure was exceptional example of hourglass body type and that’s probably one of the facts that made her so popular and perceived as attractive. This means she had large full breasts and wide hips, while her belly was slim. Her D cups were even more rare on young slim girls like Marilyn those days…. consider different diet and lack of hormones in the pills and meal 50 years back.
On June 19, 1942, 16-year-old Marilyn married 21-year-old James Dougherty, and they divorced in 1946. She went on to wed retired baseball player Joe DiMaggio on January 14, 1954; Joe was jealous, controlling, and abusive, and Monroe filed for divorce just nine months after the wedding. She then married playwright Arthur Miller on June 29, 1956, and they divorced in 1961. Marilyn reportedly also had romantic relationships with Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, President John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy, and it is rumored that she had been planning to remarry DiMaggio on August 8th, 1962, which ended up being the day of her funeral. Monroe struggled with depression and drug addiction, and in the late 1950s, she was hospitalized after overdosing on barbiturates. In 1961, Monroe underwent surgery for endometriosis as well as a cholecystectomy, and she was committed to a mental asylum; DiMaggio came to her rescue and got her released early.
Quotes by Marilyn Monroe
"Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you'd never complete your life, would you? You'd never wholly know you."
"I myself would like to become more disciplined within my work."
"In fact, my popularity seems almost entirely a masculine phenomenon."
"There is just no comparison between having a dinner date with a man and staying home playing canasta with the girls."
"A man makes you feel important - makes you glad you are a woman."