Infantilizing Monroe

Baby Monroe apparently never grew up. One of my main bones to pick (and trust me when I say there are many) with the Marilyn Monroe community is this undying need to showcase her as a strong, independent woman in one breath while infantilizing her in another. The most common instance of this phenomenon happens [...]

Dressgate

I've avoided talking about Kim Kardashian wearing Marilyn Monroe's dress because I wanted to see the damage that was done to it. Marilyn fans are sticklers for collecting photographs, and I knew it was only a matter of time before they started rolling in...and what came in was shocking to say the least. Today we're [...]