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Why Not Call Marilyn Monroe’s Home Your Own?

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Marilyn Monroe’s Home For Sale

Want to own a piece of Hollywood history? The only home that Marilyn Monroe owned by herself is for sale in Southern California Brentwood, CA.

The listing for the 4 bedroom 3 bath calls it “A Rare Hidden Jewel In Brentwood”. And he is not kidding. This home is gorgeous, but not massive like most of the Hollywood star homes that you now find in the Los Angeles area. This is probably the most visited listing that the agent, David Offer Fine Homes, has had in a long time.

Marilyn Monroe's home in Brentwood California in Southern California is for sale.  This is the only home that she owned by herself and was the last home that the Hollywood Icon lived in.

Sprawling and very special authentic 1929 Hacienda situated behind tall gates at the end of a quiet cul de sac on over 23,000 square feet (per assessor) of tree-filled grounds. The crown jewel and largest property of all the Helenas (one of Brentwood’s most romantic and coveted locations) affording lovely vistas and great privacy & seclusion yet in close proximity to San Vicente shops & restaurants and the Sunday Farmer’s Market. Thick walls, traditional casement windows, polished concrete and terra cotta tile floors, original wood beamed ceilings and period hardware & tiles create a warm, inviting and unique environment. French doors open to private courtyard, expansive grassy yard, pool, citrus grove & beautiful setting. Four bedrooms, three baths plus formal living room, family room, office, pool-side game room and separate children’s play house. Sun-filled cook’s kitchen opens to spacious courtyard garden. Wonderful charm and great architecture inside and out. Magical property in the finest Brentwood neighborhood.

Marilyn bought this “Hacienda” at the behest of her therapist at the time. He suggested that in order for her to get a better hold on her life that she “set down roots” and she chose those beautiful home.

Own Marilyn Monroe’s Last Home: Hollywood History

The home has gone through a MAJOR transformation since Marilyn Monroe has lived there. House Beautiful has some great photos from the 1960s of how the home used to look.

It is absolutely a great looking home with a Hollywood Celebrity Icon history that you just cannot pay for. Well, I guess if you have $3,595,000 you can buy this piece of Hollywood history.

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Ready for 73 Questions with Anna Wintour?

Anna Wintour answers 73 questions for Vogue

Revered and feared Vogue editor Anna Wintour is the newest celebrity to be asked 73 questions about what makes her.. well, Anna Wintour.

In a very special New York Fashion Week edition ofVogue’s 73 Questions interview series, the magazine’s inimitable editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, gets chased around her offices while answering a series of personal questions. Such queries include: the most overused word in fashion, her guilty pleasure, who she’d want on her team in tennis doubles, how many emails she writes each day, her favorite cocktail and 68 more. The Q&A we found most interesting, however, was about the three things she always has in her bag, besides her phone and lipstick: she “rarely carries a bag.” After all, why would you have to when you’re Anna Wintour? []

What does she have for breakfast? Does she prefer vintage or new fashion? What does she think of the new “IT” borough of Brooklyn? Cooking with marijuana? Sure, she has an answer for that.

She answers all 73 questions with her own brand of dry it, so be forewarned that if you do not notice the smirk on her face, you might think she is being serious on many of her answers. Just don’t ask her for a #selfie.

Video and image via Vogue
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1970s Pinup Queen Farrah Fawcett Anniversary

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1970s pinup queen, and not so dumb blond actress, Farrah Fawcett died five years ago this morning. Farrah, who was best known for her part on Charlie’s Angels, passed away due to cancer.

Since I like a good pinup queen, I love the story behind this famous print. She was one smart cookie -

To promote her instant celebrity in Charlie’s Angels, a Cleveland poster company arranged to shoot Fawcett in a bikini at her house in 1976. As Rubenstein explained, “She wasn’t comfortable so exposed, so she pulled this red one-piece from her closet. The company hated the pic, but Farrah had final approval (and retained photo rights). Smart girl: The poster sold over 12 million copies and is still for sale today.” [InStyle]

Still selling copies after 12 million have already been sold!  And she owned the rights up to the end.  Not so dumb, now was she?



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January Jones Is Winning The Celeb Instagram Game

January Jones Smiles while holding a coke on instagram

Actress January Jones has really found a way to connect with fans, Instagram. has been telling you for a while now that the Mad Men actress has serious Instagram skills and that if you want a irreverent look at a celebrity’s life her’s is the one to follow. (Check her out at @JanuaryJones and I’m at @busybeeblogger)

The normally quiet and private star who once said she needed to keep some things for her memoir later in life, shows her followers what just may be going on behind her Betty Francis-Draper facade.

Other celebs post opulent gifts, or over the top vacations, January Jones is riding a child’s scooter and showing off her mullet.  WIN!

RELATED: So, January Jones Is Naked In A Bath Tub

This weekend, January completely won in the celebrity Instagram game not because she flashed what she bought from a shopping spree, or pictures from an expensive vacation, but because of this video:

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Bethenny Frankel’s Goodbye To Daytime TV

Bethenny Frankel Says Goodbye To Daytime

Bethenny Frankel can check daytime TV host off of her to-do list. The very successful Skinnygirl entrepreneur and reality TV star said goodbye to her talk show last week.

Trying not to get too emotional, Bethenny, thanked her crew of the show “bethenny”, and her fans for supporting her.

I swear this woman works her Skinnygirl ass off, and I liked her talk show, but she does better as a guest on talk shows than as a host every day.

The end of her TV show also ushers in new things for Bethenny.  The best selling author has penned a children’s book, and is releasing new food items for her Skinnygirl line.  Those are the good that go along with the bad of her uber messy divorce.  She told the court last week that estranged husband Jason Hoppy said he was going to “destroy” her and her image, and that he wouldn’t let her be alone with her daughter.  He also mistreated her dog!

“I found out that Jason locked Cookie in the storage unit in our apartment with her dog bed and bowl,” she said.

That same night, while Frankel was out, Hoppy put the dog in a bag, hailed a cab, dropped the pup off at a dog hotel in New York City and “wouldn’t tell me or my assistant where she was until after midnight,” Frankel added.

Oof, I hope that mess of a divorce ends quickly.  He seems to have been there to get his own 15 minutes of fame and now that it’s gone… well, let’s just say he isn’t happy about it.

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