Revealed: The Real Sizes of Famous Women

Celebs come in all shapes and sizes, changing our ideals of body image and influencing our style, one woman at a time (27 Photos)

Meg Hemphill on Mar 30, 2012 at 2:27PM

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Revealed: The Real Sizes of Famous Women

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe owned the hourglass figure in the '60s and has made it the universal symbol of femininity and sexuality. She had an incredible body ratio of 36-23-35. (Even Dolly Parton would be proud!) At 5 feet, 5 inches tall, Marilyn’s size 8 figure (not size 16, contrary to popular belief), made her the original curvaceous American icon.

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