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The Unlikely Friendship Between Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald

Marilyn used her star power to help Ella battle prejudice and reach new career heights

Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe were close friends; photo source.

Marilyn Monroe is known for many things: her bombshell looks and undeniable sex appeal, an impressive canon of iconic movies, her many lovers, her tragic death, and, of course, that dress. But the starlet…




If history was a Hollywood movie, the editing room floor would be littered with the stories of women clipped to make room for men’s stories. We are here to tell those stories.

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Liz Jin

Liz Jin

Attorney, motivational speaker and creator of unburythatbadass.com. Constantly striving to become a better communicator and storyteller.

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