Marilyn Monroe

Moss gets painted like Monroe

Kate-MossLondon, Feb 7 : English supermodel Kate Moss has got famous street artist Bambi to make a portrait of herself similar to the iconic Marilyn Monroe's painting by Andy Warhol.

Moss's agent Leonard Villa confirmed the news saying: "It's one of the best paintings she's ever done. It's a take on Warhol's iconic Marilyn and I don't comment on prices but, yes, it's a five-figure sum."

Moss, 39, is said to have spent 50,000 pounds on the black and white oil painting highlighting her red lips, reports dailystar. co. uk.

Nude Marilyn Monroe pic on sale for £5k

 Nude Marilyn Monroe pic on sale for £5k London, Oct 21 : A nude photograph of Marilyn Monroe is on sale for £5,000.

Christie’s will hold a specialist sale in November to sell the 1962 photograph of Monroe, taken shortly before she died.

The provocative shot is part of a series called The Last Sitting, which catapulted American photographer Bert Stern to fame, the Sun reported.

Bert Stern clicked 2,500 photographs of Marilyn Monroe in 1962 for Vogue magazine, six weeks before the iconic beauty died of a drug overdose.

Never before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe to be auctioned

Never before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe to be auctionedSome of the unseen pictures of Marilyn Monroe relaxing on the set of her classic comedy film ‘Some Like It Hot’ are set to go under the hammer in Las Vegas.

Organized by US specialist Julien''s Auctions, the sale of 11 colored snaps from 1959 will take place at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino on June 25 this year.

I wished to lie alongside Marilyn Monroe, MJ tells TV psychic

 I wished to lie alongside Marilyn Monroe, MJ tells TV psychic London, Nov 7 : Derek Acorah, the psychic who arranged a televised séance with Michael Jackson, said the King of Pop told him that he was trying to come to terms with being a ghost.

During the séance, Acorah said the ''Thriller'' star was annoyed that he had not been buried alongside Marilyn Monroe.

"I wished to lie alongside her. I suppose it''s of no consequence," The Sun quoted him as he spoke as Michael.

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe''s fails to sell

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe''s fails to sellLondon, November 01 : The burial vault above the grave of Marilyn Monroe found no takers in a recent auction.

It is the second time that the bid for the marble crypt at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery has been unsuccessful.

Elsie Poncher had first tried selling her late husband Richard’s tomb, above the Hollywood actress’ remains in August.

However, there were no buyers for the 4.6m-dollar bid.

No takers for crypt above Marilyn Monroe

No takers for crypt above Marilyn MonroeLondon, Oct 31 - A second auction of the marble mausoleum crypt above Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe has failed to attract any bids.

A previous $4.6 million (22.8 million pounds) bid for the space fell through in August when Elsie Poncher first attempted to sell off her late husband's crypt.

The new eBay. com auction required a 1-5 percent refundable deposit to be able to bid.

Singapore resort lures with dinosaurs and Marilyn Monroe

Singapore resort lures with dinosaurs and Marilyn MonroeNew Delhi, Oct 26 : A small marketing gimmick of a model posing as famous Hollywood actor Marilyn Monroe - complete with her white dress flying - caught everyone's imagination at a press conference here and gave a sneak peek into the scores of attractions at Singapore's biggest casino resort scheduled to open next year.

Estimated to attract 13 million visitors, Resorts Sentosa - as the integrated resort is called - will have amongst its list of attractions Asia's only Universal Studios theme park.

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe’s back on the market

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe’s back on the marketLondon, Oct 16 : The crypt above the one late Marilyn Monroe was laid to rest in has now been put back on the market.

Elsie Poncher had put her husband’s crypt up for sale on auction website eBay. com in August this year, and it quickly attracted bids over the 2.6 million pounds mark, reports the Daily Express.

Poncher, whose husband Richard has been buried in the plot for 23 years, finally accepted a bid from a Japanese buyer who pledged a staggering 2.9 million pounds offer.

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe for sale again

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe for sale againLos Angeles - The crypt above the final resting place of screen legend Marilyn Monroe is up for auction again, two months after a previous bid of 4.6 million dollars fell through.

Bidding for the mausoleum crypt will start at 500,000 dollars on online auction site eBay. com. But anyone hoping to nab the burial site will have to come up with a 5-per-cent refundable deposit of their bid for their offer to be accepted.

Bidder backs out of purchase of crypt above Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn MonroeLos Angeles - A Japanese bidder has withdrawn his winning 4.6-million-dollar bid for the crypt above the grave of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe, saying he could not come up with the cash, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

The anonymous bidder had beaten out stiff competition for the coveted site in the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles, where the sex idol was buried in 1962 after she died aged 36 of a probable overdose of barbiturates.

The bidding on internet auction site eBay had attracted strong interest worldwide after the owner offered it up for sale with a starting price of 500,000 dollars.

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe's grave sells for 4.6 million dollars

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe's grave sells for 4.6 million dollarsLos Angeles  - The crypt above the grave of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe sold for 4.6 million dollars Monday, a week after its owner offered it up for sale on the internet auction site eBay.

The sex idol was buried at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles after she dies in 1962 at age 36 of a probable overdose of barbiturates.

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe's grave sells for 4.6 million dollars

Crypt above Marilyn Monroe's grave sells for 4.6 million dollars Los Angeles  - The crypt above the grave of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe sold for 4.6 million dollars Monday, a week after its owner offered it up for sale on the internet auction site eBay.

The sex idol was buried at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles after she dies in 1962 at age 36 of a probable overdose of barbiturates.

Even from tomb, Marilyn Monroe can fetch 4 million dollars

Even from tomb, Marilyn Monroe can fetch 4 million dollarsWashington  - The legendary draw of one of America's biggest and most tragic celebrities, the late Marilyn Monroe, grew even larger Tuesday.

Bidding reached 4.5 million dollars on eBay for a crypt above the final resting place of the sex idol at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles.

Even from tomb, Marilyn Monroe can fetch 4 million dollars

Even from tomb, Marilyn Monroe can fetch 4 million dollars Washington - The legendary draw of one of America's biggest and most tragic celebrities, the late Marilyn Monroe, grew even larger Tuesday.

Bidding reached 4.5 million dollars on eBay for a crypt above the final resting place of the sex idol at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles. She died in
1962 at age 36, still in her gorgeous prime, of a probable overdose of barbiturates.

Lay beside Marilyn Monroe for $500,000

Lay beside Marilyn Monroe for $500,000Washington, Aug 15 : Those who want to rest in peace near Marilyn Monroe, and are ready to pay a huge sum for that, can now buy the crypt above the iconic star, which is on sale on eBay.

Elsie Poncher is auctioning off her husband Richard''s final resting place at Westwood Village Memorial Park cemetery in Los Angeles.

And the bidding for the burial site has started at a whopping 500,000 dollars on auction website eBay. com.

Marilyn Monroe's brassiere, stockings to be auctioned in London

Marilyn Monroe's brassiere, stockings to be auctioned in London London - A brassiere and a pair of stockings belonging to the late film icon Marilyn Monroe are set to go on auction this weekend in London, auctioneer Richard Davie of Nottingham-based International Autograph Auctions said Thursday.

The items, which include a bra believed to have been worn by Monroe in the late 1950s, are expected to fetch several thousand dollars in Saturday's auction at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow.

Monroe''s ‘curve-enhancing 1950s-style Wonderbra’ up for grabs

Monroe''s ‘curve-enhancing 1950s-style Wonderbra’ up for grabsLondon, July 16 : Marilyn Monroe's perfect hourglass figure made her a worldwide sensation but her famous curves were not all natural - they were enhanced by a 1950s version of a Wonderbra, which enhanced her cleavage, boosted her cup size and added more than an inch to her bust measurement.

And now, the bra that belonged to the Hollywood siren is going up for auction.

Marilyn Monroe bathrobe sells for $120K at auction

Marilyn Monroe bathrobe sells for $120K at auctionWashington, July 1 : A bathrobe belonging to Marilyn Monroe has fetched a whopping 120,000 dollars at an auction in Las Vegas.

A private collector was said to have made the bid during a two-day Julien''s Auctions memorabilia sale.

The robe previously gathered 6,000 dollars a decade ago, when it was put under the hammer by Christie''s auction house, reports the Contactmusic.

Rare Marilyn Monroe pics released online

Rare Marilyn Monroe pics released onlineWashington, June 3 : Unseen photos of movie icon Marilyn Monroe are being released online to mark the actress’ 83rd birthday.

The shots, taken almost 60 years ago, were posted on website Life. com, reports Contactmusic.

The pics were taken by Life magazine''s long-time photographer Ed Clark in 1950.

The Hollywood legend died of acute barbiturate poisoning in 1962. (ANI)

Last photos of Marilyn Monroe up for sale

Marilyn MonroeLondon, May 10 : Jazz legend Buddy Greco is auctioning the last ever photos of screen icon Marilyn Monroe.

The four ultra-rare pictures of the Some Like It Hot star at the Cal Neva resort in Nevada were taken just five days before her controversial death in August 1962, reports The Independent.

Out of shot, a tanned Frank Sinatra is looking on.

The pictures were taken as Monroe relaxed at Lake Tahoe where Greco and Sinatra were performing. Only six survive from an original 36 – the others were kept in a vault in the World Trade Center and were destroyed in the 9/11 attack – and Greco has just put them up for sale.




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