The Heart Of American Secrets, Scandal, And Celebrities Lies The Thing That Can Make Blood Boil

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Deep in the heart of American secrets, scandal and celebrities lies the thing that can make blood boil. Murder. In 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead lying face down, with a bottle of pills next to her hand. But, like all good stories, things are never like they seem on the surface. From examining further evidence, one will understand Marilyn Monroe was murdered by Bobby Kennedy to keep the secret of Monroe’s scandal with JFK. This further shows the extreme measures Bobby Kennedy went to cover up this murder that will last throughout the next 50 years. Norma Jean Mortenson, or Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, Nevada. Who Norma Jean’s father is is still uncertain. Her mother had so many boyfriends at that time, that she didn’t know which one was the father. “As an adult, Mortenson would maintain that one of her earliest memories was of her mother, Gladys, trying to smother her in her crib with a pillow.” (Online, Marilyn Monroe Bio) When Norma Jean was about seven, her mother who was diagnosed with schizophrenia was placed in a mental institution, while Norma Jean was put into foster care. Mortenson later said that she was sexually abused in the system and saw only one way out. She got married to her 24 year old boyfriend, James Dougherty, at age 16. Her husband was then sent away with the Marines and Mortenson became an actor. By the time he was home, she had changed her name to Marilyn Monroe, and had become a professional model.
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