Shocking Facts About Marilyn Monroe We Never Got to Know

Photo: John Kobal Foundation / Marilyn Monroe without makeup and still flawless

Would you ever believe that someone could remain the most beautiful woman ever to grace the silver screen, even decades after her death? Well, believe it or not, Marilyn Monroe is one such celebrity who continues to rule hearts and make her presence felt in the industry although she is not alive anymore. There’s little doubt that Ms. Monroe is still one of the most beautiful women in the world. Such is her aura and charisma.

But looks aside, there are many such things about a celebrity that the world, particularly their fans, want to find out. The notion that everything about our favorite celebrities’ lives is out there in the public domain is a mere myth. There are many such aspects that stay hidden from the public eye until their departure from the world. So many secrets got revealed after the legendary Norma Jeane, aka Marilyn Monroe, breathed her last. The shocking tidbits keep arriving even to this day. Today, we have gathered the 25 most shocking facts about Marilyn Monroe that most of us still don’t know. 

Marilyn Wasn’t a Natural Blonde.

Although the iconic performer, Marilyn Monroe, established herself as the ultimate blonde bombshell, it may surprise you that she wasn’t a natural blonde. She was a natural brunette, and reportedly, she experimented with several different hair dyes to determine her signature look. Eventually, she settled for the platinum blonde color that we all associate with her.

According to several reports, Marilyn was quite concerned about her looks and appearance. Famous for her hourglass figure, the late actress preferred drinking a glass full of raw eggs stirred into milk. This was her favorite breakfast. She used to call herself a “part rabbit,” as she ate at least a ton of raw carrots daily and preferred to cook her own meals.