Feb 20, 2013

The Marilyn Monroe Documentary That Lied

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This past Monday Bossy watched a documentary about Marilyn Monroe — and no, Bossy wasn’t watching TV in the middle of the day! Because Bossy was watching Netflix in the middle of the day!

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Bossy was so excited to see this 2012 documentary, entitled Marilyn in Manhattan, due to its compelling description:

This documentary about Marilyn Monroe’s last days is filled with stories told by people who’ve spoken for the first time about a Marilyn “conspiracy.”

Well. The first new thing Bossy learned from the documentary was that Marilyn Monroe’s name was Norma Jean, and she was in and out of foster homes as a child.

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The next new thing Bossy learned was that Marilyn spent her career chasing legitimacy by taking Method Acting classes:

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The next thing Bossy learned was that Marilyn fell in love with Arthur Miller:

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The next new thing Bossy learned from the documentary was that there were never before seen photos of the Monroe-Miller wedding — images not available anywhere else!

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And lastly Bossy “learned” that in the end of Marilyn Monroe’s days, she needed pills to sleep and pills to wake up.

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