Marilyn on Twitter

Well, it had to happen – almost half a century after her mysterious death, Marilyn Monroe is alive, and tweeting.

Marilyn Monroe

@TheMsMonroe 1961, New York, NY

It’s 1961, and Marilyn Monroe is now a regular Tweeter. It’s going to be an exciting few years, especially since @JFKennedy┬ácame up with our plan…

This account is one of several linked to the entertainment world of the early 1960s. Others include @PatNewcomb and @InitialsMMP

Admittedly, this is quite a clever idea because the Twitter feed will lead us up to Marilyn’s passing in time for the 50th anniversary in 2012.

However, I find the idea of MM tweeting about her personal life bizarre and wildly speculative, to say the least.

My personal favourite of these accounts is @GossipMike, which relates actual headlines from columnist Mike Connolly over the years. His tweets aren’t confined to MM, but I have learned a few interesting details along the way…

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