Revealed: Why Marilyn Monroe Posed Nude

A new memoir reveals that it was simple jealousy of Elizabeth Taylor that spurred Marilyn Monroe to pose nude. Monroe agreed to be naked while exiting a swimming pool during a photo shoot, as long as Taylor did not appear in any magazines running the images, reports Vanity Fair, which is publishing the images in this month’s edition. (While Monroe made just $100,000 for her final film role in “Something’s Gotta Give,” Taylor pulled down $1 million in “Cleopatra.”) But the nude pictures weren’t the only place Monroe bared all. A smattering of her conversations with photographer Lawrence Schiller, as per his memoir Marilyn & Me … Read more!

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