Stern photographed Monroe in at the Hotel Bel-Air in California, six weeks before she was found dead from an overdose of barbiturates. Those images for Vogue magazine feature Monroe in next to nothing, posing nude with some scarves and jewelry as her accessories and sipping champagne. Stern recreated those images with Lohan this month, at the same hotel, with Lohan wearing a blond wig and not much else. In the essay accompanying the photos, Lohan, who admitted to a serious interest in Monroe, said deciding to do the photo shoot was easy. I mean, Bert Stern?
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This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Lindsay said: "I didn't have to put much thought into it. Working with Bert Stern on a Marilyn Monroe shoot was really an honour. When is that ever going to come up again? I was comfortable with it, the nudity and everything.
Six weeks after she had posed, Monroe was found dead of an apparent barbiturate overdose. But the pictures are also remarkable for the raw truths they seem to reveal. In them, we see an actress whose comedic talents were overshadowed by her sex appeal, a woman who is cannily aware of her pinup status, yet is also beginning to show her 36 years.
Judging from those chipped yellow teeth of late , some may think this is about six or seven years too late. The gossip site claims that Lohan is shooting her spread this week in Los Angeles. While neither party will confirm or deny the pricetag, TMZ seems to think that the payday was somewhere in that neighborhood. This is not the first time Lohan has been naked for print. Of late, the Lohan family is staying busy.