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Kim Kardashian Denies Marilyn Monroe Dress Worn on 2022 Met Gala Carpet Was Damaged

Kim Kardashian is denying that damage was done to the Marilyn Monroe dress she borrowed from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for the 2022 Met Gala carpet. “I respect her, I understand how much this dress means to American history and with the theme being American I thought, what is more American than Marilyn Monroe […]

Maureen Arthur, Actress in ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,’ Dies at 88

Maureen Arthur, who starred on Broadway and the big screen as the ambitious mistress and secretary Hedy La Rue in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, has died. She was 88. Arthur died Wednesday of natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease, her brother Gerald […]

Critic’s Notebook: Kim Kardashian Should Have Left History — and Marilyn Monroe’s Dress — Alone

“You were so preoccupied with whether or not you could, you didn’t stop to think if you should.” That’s a paraphrase of a Jeff Goldblum line from the original Jurassic Park, as his Malcolm lectures Sir Richard Attenborough’s John Hammond on the ethics of spawning dinosaurs in a modern world. But it’s an apt statement […]

Turner Classic Movies Teams Up With Julien’s Auctions (Exclusive)

An Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany’s dress by Hubert de Givenchy, a shield carried by Chris Evans in Captain America: The First Avenger, and a 1920s yacht seen in 1957’s Pal Joey are among the high-profile lots in a July sale that also celebrates a just-announced collaboration between Julien’s Auctions and Turner Classic Movies. Since […]

Met Gala: The Full Backstory on How Kim Kardashian Was Able to Borrow the Marilyn Monroe Dress

Kim Kardashian dominated the fashion spotlight once again on Monday at New York’s Met Gala when she appeared in that dress, the actual sheer, beaded Jean Louis illusion gown that Marilyn Monroe famously wore on May 19, 1962, when she sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden. As controversy swirls […]

Kim Kardashian Wears Marilyn Monroe’s Historic Dress to the Met Gala

Attendees of Monday night’s Met Gala knew Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson would be the final arrival on the red carpet as the couple everyone wanted to see. But leave it to the mega reality star to find a way to top every previous red carpet moment in her career. The sheer beaded illusion gown […]

‘The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes’: Film Review

Emma Cooper’s documentary for Netflix explores the murky circumstances surrounding the legendary star’s shocking death in 1962 at age 36.

Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe Movie Gets Rare NC-17 Rating for Sexual Content

Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe biopic officially has an NC-17 rating. Blonde, which stars Ana de Armas (Deep Water) as the iconic actress and pinup model, was given the rare adults-only rating for “some sexual content” by the Motion Picture Association on Wednesday. Director Andrew Dominik previously predicted the film, which is based on Joyce Carol Oates’ […]

Orven Schanzer, Film Editor on ‘Cleopatra’ and ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,’ Dies at 97

Orven Schanzer, a frequently uncredited first assistant film editor who worked on the Elizabeth Taylor-starring Cleopatra and several Marilyn Monroe movies at 20th Century Fox, has died. He was 97. Schanzer died Jan. 5 in Los Angeles of respiratory arrest, his family told The Hollywood Reporter. Schanzer provided postproduction support for dozens of features and TV […]

Joan Copeland, Broadway and Soap Actress and Sister of Arthur Miller, Dies at 99

Joan Copeland, the actress and sister of legendary playwright Arthur Miller whose six-decade Broadway career included performances in Detective Story and Pal Joey, has died. She was 99. Copeland died early Tuesday in her sleep at her Manhattan home on Central Park West, her son, Eric, told The Hollywood Reporter. One of the first members […]

Swarovski Crystal Exhibit Highlights Gloves Worn by Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson

“It’s literally like living in a disco ball here,” says fashion designer Michael Schmidt during a video call from the new exhibit that he’s put together spotlighting iconic fashion items worn by mega-stars and all featuring Swarovski crystals. Taking sparkling and dazzling to new heights, the exhibition of embellished costumes opened in November at Swarovski’s […]

CNN’s New Originals Slate Includes First Natural History Show, More Travel Fare

When it comes to its original series, CNN has long found a sweet spot in politics and pop culture. Whether the subject is late night TV (The Story of Late Night), or a presidential run (Race for the White House), the channel has continued to expand its slate in those genres. CNN’s new 2021-2022 slate […]