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Marilyn Monroe Diamonds Girl's Best Friend Men's T-Shirt


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Marilyn Monroe Diamonds Girl's Best Friend. At 16, Marilyn Monroe escaped her old life by marrying a 21-year-old aircraft plant worker, Jim Dougherty, who she divorced four years later. By this time she had begun modelling bathing suits and, after bleaching her hair blonde, posed for pin-ups and glamour photos. Howard Hughes tried to get her a screen test but was beaten to the punch by 20th Century-Fox, who signed her to a contract - at $125 per week for six months - and changed her name to Marilyn Monroe.