Marilyn Monroe Conspiracy

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The Kennedy’s? The Mafia? Overdose? Murder? 55 years later, the death of one of the most famous American icons, Marilyn Monroe, is still a conspiracy. Marilyn Monroe (birth name Norma Jeane Mortenson) was born on the 1st of June, 1926 at the Los Angeles County Hospital. Marilyn never knew her father’s identity. Marilyn was placed in the care of a foster family, The Bolenders, as her mother Gladys Pearl Baker was mentally and financially unable to care for her. Marilyn was taken back into Gladys’ care when she was 7 years old as she eventually was able to stabilise her lifestyle. However, Gladys was committed to a state mental hospital as she had a mental breakdown and was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic. She spent the rest of her life going in and out of hospitals and did not have contact with Marilyn ever again. Due to these unfortunate…show more content…
They planned to relocate and according to law, could not take Marilyn with them. She was given two choices: return to the orphanage or get married. She decided to marry James Dougherty who was a neighbourhood friend, at aged 16. James joined the military and Marilyn began to model. At 20 years old Marilyn divorced James in 1946. Marilyn’s career began to flourish and was offered a 20th Century Fox contract which she let it lapse a year later. She was also given a six-month contract in 1948 by Columbia who turned her over to coach Natasha Lytess and featured her in the B movie, Ladies of the Chorus. In 1950, 20th Century re-signed her to a seven-year contract. In 1955, she married and divorced baseball great Joe DiMaggio. A year later, in 1956, Marilyn married playwright Arthur Miller. Two miscarriages and gynaecological surgery followed. However, on August 5th, 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead on her bed in her home in Brentwood. She was pronounced dead at 3:50am. The coroner stated that she had died from acute barbiturate poisoning and it was ruled a ‘probable

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