Marilyn Monroe helped launch Hugh Hefner’s career. But they never even met.
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Marilyn In The Flash features hundreds of unseen pictures of the Hollywood icon throughout her career that highlight the media's love affair with her. She had posed for the photos for a photographer friend four years earlier, in Dairy IS good for you! In another image she just uses her forearms to cover her modesty as she pouts totally topless. To some, Hefner was a pioneer of sexual liberation. When they appeared as calendar art, they helped catapult her to stardom. Star-maker machinery was at work when Marilyn became the first centerfold in Hugh Hefner's Playboy magazine in December
It was a terrible moment for her: Many people paid tribute mentioning Marilyn Monroe, who famously appeared on the very first cover of the first issue of Playboy magazine in December She started to believe that director Billy Wilder was her enemy. But the Monroe estate is now trying to block the commercial use of the star's image and argues that her signature giving permission for a photo shoot in does not entitle the owner of that piece of paper to exploit her image. Monroe and husband playright Arthur Miller spent a two week vacation in Jamaica in January , and dodged questions from the press about her possible pregnancy. Daily Mail Online has obtained some of the hundreds of electrifying pictures of the Hollywood goddess.