Latest Marilyn Monroe News

Police investigate elder abuse of Marvel Comics' Stan Lee

Jun. 13, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating reports of elder abuse against Stan Lee that come amid a struggle over the life and fortune of the 95-year-old Marvel Comics mogul, court documents showed Wednesday. The investigation was revealed in a restraining order granted against Keya Morgan,...

Some like it not: Marilyn Monroe statue has church venting

Jun. 8, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Marilyn Monroe's rear is getting some leers in Connecticut. A 26-foot statue of the actress has been placed in a Stamford park across the street from a church, which is getting a full view of her behind. It depicts the famous scene from 1955's "The Seven Year Itch" where Monroe holds...

Bourdain suicide a reminder of celebrities' distance from us

Jun. 8, 2018 3:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — We thought we knew them. Anthony Bourdain was the brash, globe-trotting chef, Kate Spade the innovative and ebullient designer. The idea that people who seemed to have such full and fulfilling lives would kill themselves is a tragic reminder that celebrities who feel more familiar to us...

Today in History

May. 19, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 19, the 139th day of 2018. There are 226 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 19, 1943, in his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country's full support in the fight against Japan; that...

Lincoln museum to sell Marilyn dress, photos to repay loan

May. 14, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The foundation that supports the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, is selling a black dress once owned by movie star Marilyn Monroe to raise funds to repay a loan used to buy artifacts relating to the 16th president and keep the presidential...