There is no secret in the fact that Marilyn Monroe made many guys fall in love. One of them was Joe DiMaggio, who loved the actress for years. The baseball star cried at Marilyn’s funeral and brought flowers to her crypt for several years
Now, a series of lost love letter written by Joe DiMaggio for Marilyn Monroe have been revealed. “I love you and want to be with you,” one of the letter said. “There is nothing I would like better than to restore your confidence in me,” it added. This is a letter that Joe wrote to the actress when she announced that she will divorce him.
The lost love letters of Marilyn Monroe are going to be auctioned on December 5-6. The auction for these 300 letters will take place in Beverly Hills. Most of the letters received by the actress from her husband date back to 1945, when Marilyn wanted to separate from Joe. She actually announced the split on TV.
In another letter exposed now, Marilyn talked about her insecurities. The letter was addressed to her third and final husband, playwright Arthur Miller. In this collection put up for auction now there are also included letters from Clark Gable, Cary Grant and Jane Russell.
The love letter collection was left by Marilyn Monroe to her acting mentor Lee Strasberg. Lee passed the whole collection to a friend, to take care of them. Without a doubt, numerous fans will be interested in entering into the possession of these letters. The love life and the drama of Marilyn Monroe is surely extremely interesting to discover.
The auctioneers believe that the collection will be sold for at least $1 million. Auction curator Martin Nolan spent no less than 9 months organizing and cataloging the collection. “It really gives you the chills when you read some of the stuff and see the intimacy and the personal nature of it,” he said.
“It’s fantastic to see how loved she was,” Nolan also claimed. “Like you thought she was vulnerable and not loved and she craved love and she needed that reassurance. But she had it. She had it with Joe DiMaggio. She had it with Arthur Miller.”
Marilyn Monroe died at the age of 36, after a drug overdose.