I've read a good deal about about the private life of Marilyn Monroe, and most of it has led me to believe that travelling to Mexico in order to powwow with Commies is about the least likely thing for her to have done in her off time. And yet, that's the current meme being spread by the release of the FBI's classified files on a batch of celebrities. Norma Jean's file also indicates that the actress applied for a visa so that she could visit Russia in the mid 50s. Other celebrities named in the files as having Communist sympathies include Lucille Ball (didn't see that one coming) and John Lennon, who the agency eventually concluded was "too stoned" to do any real revolutionary damage. Meanwhile, Monroe's sometime lover Frank Sinatra got himself on the FBI watchlist, after allegedly taking Marilyn's other sometime lover, President Kennedy, to an orgy. Times have certainly changed, since the whereabouts of the presidential penis were a matter of national security...
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