Before Kim Kardashian , Kendall Jenner , Bella Hadid , and literally every other celebrity in were freeing their nipples, the women of Old Hollywood had it covered. Or rather, uncovered. As we all know, nipples are nothing to be ashamed of and everyone has them, so all the high fives to these throwback stars—from Marilyn Monroe to Rita Hayworth. This particular image was taken in —again, a pretty conservative time. British singer Marianne Faithfull freed the nipple in a lovely floral blouse that we can definitely see the likes of Gigi and Bella wearing circa right now. The was Marilyn's final shoot before her death, and is called The Last Sitting as a result.
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She was discovered lying nude on her bed, face down, with a telephone in one hand. Empty bottles of pills, prescribed to treat her depression, were littered around the room. Her mother was emotionally unstable and frequently confined to an asylum, so Norma Jeane was reared by a succession of foster parents and in an orphanage. At the age of 16, she married a fellow worker in an aircraft factory, but they divorced a few years later. She took up modeling in and in signed a short-term contract with 20th Century Fox, taking as her screen name Marilyn Monroe. She had a few bit parts and then returned to modeling, famously posing nude for a calendar in
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On May 19, , at a fundraiser and early birthday celebration for President John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe shimmied onto the Madison Square Garden stage, shrugged off her glamorous fur coat to reveal a skin-tight, rhinestone-encrusted gown, and stepped up to the microphone. President," she famously crooned in her signature sultry, yet strangely childlike voice.
Nowadays, it is really hard to discern something natural and real from the edited, altered and photoshopped. It has been speculated that the famous actress did have some plastic surgery performed on her chin and possibly her nose, despite popular belief. Either way, every talk of her photos stirs up controversy and much attention to this day, proving that some stars shine bright even long after they are gone.