The very mention of her name leaves many breathless. With her smoldering good looks and sizzling personality, Marilyn Monroe set hearts ablaze when she walked into a room. Her legend summoned many different images, all different, but in someway all fitting. During her lifetime Marilyn soared to icon status quickly. .
Marilyn Monroe personified Hollywood glamour with an unparalleled glow and energy that enamored the world. Although she was an alluring beauty with voluptuous curves and a generous pout, Marilyn was more than a '50s sex goddess. Her apparent vulnerability and innocence, in combination with an innate sensuality, has endeared her to the global consciousness. She dominated the age of movie stars to become, without question, the most famous woman of the 20th Century. The standard 50's and 60's woman was hearty and strongly built. Marilyn Monroe never changed her body for anyone but herself, only having electrolysis to remove her widow's peak. .
Her measurements remained 35-22-35, the average for any hard-working American woman. Marilyn Monroe was five feet five and a half inches .
tall. She had big blue eyes, and beautiful blonde hair. She is claimed to have weighed 118 pounds, and wear a size eight in pants. This is why she was dubbed as the Blonde Bombshell. She was the American woman that every man fantasized about. Marilyn was not only very sexy and loved by the men, but women also loved her and her body. She has set the standard for beauty throughout the world.
But how does one know that she set a standard for beauty throughout the world? Both Britney Spears and Madonna have in one way or another emulated Marilyn Monroe in one time or another their career. Madonna's idol is Marilyn Monroe- in her early days Madonna dyed her hair platinum blonde, and had similar clothing to that of Marilyn. Madonna went as far to put a beauty mark on her left cheek just like Marilyn. I can remember watching Madonna's video, Material Girl, and my mother saying how much she looked like Marilyn.