Tom Kelley’s photographs adorned the pages of the very first issue of Playboy, first published in December 1953, which Monroe had to buy herself in order to view the material about herself. “The act helped Marilyn to star career while strengthening Playboy magazine, which has become an iconic part of American culture,” Nate D. Sanders Auctions told Fox News. For the iconic image called Red Velvet measuring 76 x 93 cm, the divine MM was paid only $ 50! She boiled over with bold shots at the time. The prudish America of the 1950s was not prepared for published photographs of famous actresses, and film studios wanted to cover up nudes. However, the actress did not take advice and proudly reported on the pictures. The name of the new owner of the act was not announced by the auction hall.
They are buried next to each other H
efner with Marilyn started and ended with her. In 1992, he bought his last resting place right next to the famous icon, for 1.7 million crowns. Both are buried in a crypt in Los Angeles.