Marilyn Monroe and the myth of the size 12.

Posted on May 30, 2015 by Jacqueline Collen-Tarrolly | 0 comments

Let me correct a very common misconception. I always hear how Marilyn Monroe was a size 12, 14, 16. She may have been but it was a 1950s size 12, 14, 16. By modern standards that's about a size FOUR or SIX people. She had curves for sure but she was not a large woman. I see people boasting about this all the time without understanding the reality.

Also, and more importantly, I can't wait to get to the day when we as humans stop feeling the need to justify our size no matter what number it is, the tiny girls as well as the big, as well as the medium sized ones. We're all perfect.

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