Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Proof Of Marilyn Monroe’s Split Personality Goes On Auction Block

SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Marilyn Monroe may have had a split personality – at least based on one of her contracts.

Back in 1946, Monroe changed her name from Norma Jean Dougherty and signed a contract with Fox Studios. In order for the contract to be legal, the sex symbol had to sign the document with both her real name and stage name.

Now, the “split personality” contract is going on the auction block on Feb. 19 and experts at Bonhams and Butterfields auctioneers estimate it will sell for as much as $15,000.

But the two-name, one-woman contract isn’t the only offbeat celebrity artifact up for sale.

John Lennon’s original handwritten lyrics for “A Day In The Life” are expected to sell for around $2 million and a copy of Firestarter that is autographed by Stephen King and bound in aluminum-covered asbestos could sell for $12,000.

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