Marilyn Monroe's Influence On Women

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Everyone wants to be a star living the good life, everyone knows your name and who your are, for some is was a struggle to make it to the top and for others it is sometimes handled to them. “Fame has a special burden, which I might as well state here and now. I don’t mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. But what goes with it can be a burden. I feel that beauty and femininity are ageless and can’t be contrived, and glamour...cannot be manufactured,” Marilyn Monroe. Since Marilyn Monroe’s unforgettable mark on what it means to be sexy and smart, many actresses, singers, and models have all looked to Monroe’s style for inspiration. Out of all the women in the celebrity light, Scarlett Johansson has brought back Monroe’s style and beauty. These two actresses are very contrasting in the ways they grew up and how they kick started their careers; however they both wanted the same thing: to be know.…show more content…
Monroe has left her mark all over Hollywood, making every modern model, actress, and singer look to her for inspiration. Fun fact, not many know her real name isn’t Marilyn Monroe but is actually Norma Jean Mortenson, and her blonde locks are actually infact brunett. However, as much as the public admires and idolizes her, not many know of the life she had growing up; while most celebrities had a support system, Monroe spent a good portion of her childhood in an orphanage. Like many people, her father left before she ever had the chance to meet him, rumors circulated around who her father could possibly be, but no evidence was ever found. As an adult Monroe has stated that the earliest memories of her mother, Gladys who developed psychiatric issues, trying to smother her with a pillow as a small

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