This Is What Marilyn Monroe’s Obituary Really Said – And It’s Surprisingly Savage

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When Marilyn Monroe died aged just 36, she was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. You’d think, then, that her obituaries would reflect her beloved celebrity status. But whereas some of America’s biggest publications wrote heartbreaking eulogies that celebrated the icon, others released statements that were, shall we say, less than flattering. In fact, some were just downright rude – and the Los Angeles Times went further than most.