Earlier this month we shared the first photos of actress Kelli Garner as Marilyn Monroe in the upcoming Lifetime miniseries based on the icon’s troubled off-screen life, and now we have the very first trailer! Keep reading to watch the clip, which includes Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon as Marilyn’s troubled mother Gladys. Plus, see more photos of Kelli’s amazing transformation into Marilyn.
The true identify of Marilyn Monroe’s father can’t ever really be known, but her mother Gladys insisted all her life that it was a man different from her ex-husband Martin Edward Mortensen, who she put on the birth certificate.
It’s no secret that Marilyn Monroe had a troubled childhood before she became one of the biggest cultural icons of our time, but she almost didn’t make it out of infancy.
1ST PHOTOS Lifetime miniseries The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe starring Kelli Garner and Susan Sarandon
Lifetime continues giving female entertainment icons the miniseries treatment, this time enlisting the help of of Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon for The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe set to air May 30 and 31st. Susan will play Marilyn’s mother Gladys Mortenson, who spent a great deal of time in an institution due to mental illness, and actress Kelli Garner (The Aviator, Pan Am) will take on the role of Norma Jeane Mortenson, aka Marilyn Monroe. Keep reading for more info on the miniseries and see the first official photos of the cast, including Emily Watson as Marilyn Monroe’s childhood guardian Grace McKee and Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Joe DiMaggio.
Just a couple of days after wowing fans with her Marilyn Monroe inspired look at the 2013 CMA Awards, singer Kellie Pickler continued her ode to Marilyn with her fandamnglamorous performance of “The Man With The Bag” at the 2013 “CMA Country Christmas” taping in Nashville last night. Keep reading for the amazing pics as well as a video clip of her performance!
Never-before-seen documents reveal Norma Jean Baker did get some medical assistance in her transformation into Marilyn Monroe. Although she was always a natural beauty, see what Marilyn looked like before and after. Plus, details on what procedures she had done.
Marilyn Monroe misquotes run rampant on Pinterest. We set the record straight by identifying who should actually get recognized for these Pin-worthy sayings…
The director of Lindsay’s upcoming movie said the young star was trouble on the set… But then goes on the defend her behavior. See what he has to say.