«Marilyn Monroe and Gambling
Does anyone in the world have no idea who Marilyn Monroe is? This legendary and charming lady is the symbol of glory. We seem to know everything about her, but there’s one side of her personality that you probably haven’t heard about. Marilyn was a crazy gambler! Let us tell you the story about Marilyn and gambling, but let’s start from the very beginning.
This beautiful actress and singer was born in 1926 and named Norma Jean. Her childhood was quite ordinary, but the little girl dreamt of stardom and she knew how to fulfill this dream.
Her first marriage happened when she was 16, but the divorce was very soon – just four years later. Her husband, a photographer, simply couldn’t compete with Norma’s dreams, and she started her career as a model. She climbed the ladder of success, using her beautiful body and men, who fell in love with her so easily and quickly.
Crowds of men claimed that they had been and were lovers of Marylyn and their quantity might surpass the truth. All of them shared some intimate facts about their romance with her, but it’s impossible to distinguish the truth from the lie. The world noticed this sexy young lady after a calendar with her nudes was published. Her following step was participating in sweet movies about love. We still remember such items as 'The Prince And The Showgirl,' and 'Some Like It Hot’.
One of the movies with Marylyn is called “the Misfits”, where she participated together with William Clark Gable. She had greatly admired this actor before the movie and when she was a child, she imagined that it was Clark Gable who was her real father. This movie turned out to be so remarkable, that even books were written about creating it. Arthur Winfield Knight, the author of the book about “the Misfits” movie, described every single detail about the shooting process and, of course, about Marylyn. He interviewed so many people, who worked with the actress and could remember some interesting stories. And one of them shows us an unknown part of Marilyn’s personality. She was like us, gamblers, because she was a gambler herself! She is rumored to have been a great lover of casinos, where she enjoyed slots, poker and blackjack. She was always late for shooting the movie every day, because every night before she was at a casino nearby.
While creating another movie, called “Bus Stop”, she was also gambling all the time. There are numerous pictures, showing us the beautiful blonde in a casino, next to a roulette, waiting in tension.
Marilyn had three husbands, and all her marriages ended with divorce. Her second husband was Joe Dimaggio, a legendary baseball legend. Her third husband was Arthur Miller, a playwright.
Marilyn’s bright and colorful life was over in August, 1962. There are tons of versions about her death. Some say that she was killed and other say that she killed herself. She was only 36 years old, so young and beautiful. The world remembers this legendary woman and will never forget.