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The new trailer for “Blonde” drops today, which is supposed to be a fictional portrayal of Marilyn Monroe, who is played by Ana de Armas (Knives Out) this time around.
Not everyone is happy with the rating. Others aren’t happy with the material. And yet another group seems displeased with unearthing the legacy of Marilyn Monroe in a light that isn’t necessarily real.
Let’s go to the tweets.
de Armas looks incredible as Marilyn Monroe, but knowing that the film is based on a fictional book and is rated NC-17 because it includes a gruesome rape scene really doesn't make me want to see it.
Even in death, Norma Jean can't escape men who would exploit her. It sucks. https://t.co/B1Ld8rRNqj
— Rebecca Long (@Bex_Long) July 28, 2022
I can’t take anymore Marilyn Monroe and princess Diana biopics…. It’s a whole archive of that shit atp….
— Rahshawn (@ijahmeer) July 28, 2022
Hollywood quit exploiting Marilyn Monroe challenge https://t.co/92daNd2iSH
— BLACK LIVES MATTER (@willowhalliwell) July 28, 2022
Insane thread – we’re not critiquing Blonde because “rape isn’t supposed to be in art.” We’re critiquing it because Marilyn Monroe has no say on whether or not she should be portrayed being raped in a film. pic.twitter.com/lYsc7jIt5Q
— colette (@themarilyngirl) July 28, 2022
“marilyn monroe only exists on the screen.” hurm. i have thoughts already but i’m very curious how this film is going to turn out and if it just exploits marilyn or shows care towards her/her acting/her tangled legacy. https://t.co/lLWwJSEnBc
— Angelica Jade (@angelicabastien) July 28, 2022
pretty funny to me how folks here were crying about Kim Kardashian destroying the historic Marilyn Monroe dress, and now turn 180° to support a film which is by all accounts, an adaptation of a disaster fanfiction of her life. leave her alone and let her rest in peace!
— butter knife (@apparitionnow) July 28, 2022
and the art in question is a fictionalized account of marilyn monroe’s life that subjects her to heinous shit pic.twitter.com/m9lubSqbmu
— liz 🕊 (@hneyvoiced) July 28, 2022
reminder than blonde is NOT a marilyn monroe biopic, it's based on a novel and it wouldn't take an english literature major to know what a novel is pic.twitter.com/H5blyXssDj
— norma jeane (@versaceschanel) July 27, 2022
these marilyn monroe movies are all the same, they keep potraying her as a victim and ignoring the fact that she was one of the greatest artist of her time, she has influenced generations after her https://t.co/q0CAm7yOwB
— scarlett (@delonsgirl) July 28, 2022
she looks the part but let’s not forget that this is not a biopic, it’s an adaptation of a book that is hugely disrespectful to marilyn and even creates a fictional rape scene. this movie is nothing but disrespect to the legacy of marilyn monroe https://t.co/xyGlWB7amS pic.twitter.com/h1WqO6Rrgo
— grace 💋 (@legracedelune) July 27, 2022
fuck you andrew dominik https://t.co/B2BEM8NQzr
— colette (@themarilyngirl) July 27, 2022
reminder to maybe not watch this movie cause its based on a problematic book abput marilyn monroe https://t.co/98hQ13G02V
— maddy 👻 at comic con (@maddyistupid) July 28, 2022
a lot of people forget about marilyn monroe’s thick cuban accent..
— matt (@inlanddernpire) July 28, 2022
What do you think? Will you be watching “Blonde”?
Do you think Hollywood should move on from celebrity biopics? Let me know in the comments below.
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