Some Like It Hot, and others, including the fargone directors of Marilyn Monroe‘s film of the same name, like it powdered, platinum-coiffed, and pretty just like Ms. Monroe. The sweet-natured sex bomb with the salacious life story and sorrowful ending is currently the subject of an Oscar-hopeful film starring Michelle Williams called My Week With Marilyn. Hopping on the never-stopping Marilyn Monroe train is producer Harvey Weinstein who wants none other than[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Katy Perry[/lastfm] to play Monroe on Broadway.
Despite Monroe’s soft exterior, the sad sex symbol had a thorny edge to her childlike nature which makes her perfect for the good-girl-gone-naughty image of many pop stars.
When trying to channel their voluptuous retro ingenue, many pop stars have chosen Monroe as their icon which is why we made this list of the Top Ten Marilyn Monroe Moments In Pop Music.
Although Britney Spears doesn’t seem to have any “defined” Marilyn Monroe moments, the soft-spoken blonde bombshell and little-girl-lost attitude is very Marilyn. Spears even looks shockingly Marilyn in this Pepsi ad.