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PENCIL: Marilyn Monroe


This photo of Norma Jeane isn’t well known and it looks perfect for converting to my favorite medium, pencil.

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I got the photo from Wikipedia, but I really enjoyed reading the Everipedia article.

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America is different than other countries for stars. It was supposed to be a career ending controversy that she posed in nude photos before being an actress, but it just made more people watch her movies which earned two billion dollars in today’s money.

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The stage name, Marilyn Monroe came from Broadway star, Marilyn Miller, and her mother’s maiden name.

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The authorities ruled her death a suicide and twice as many people followed her and did the same in the city that month.

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She actually caused the suicide rate to double in the City of Angels.

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I’ve been told that if you kill yourself, that your children are seven times as likely to do the same.

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What if she didn’t kill herself at all and many people ended their lives because of fake news?