After a two-year romance, Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco on January 14, 1954. Sadly, they would part just nine months later in a blaze of recrimination and heartbreak. However, the couple remained friendly until Marilyn’s death. Joe was devastated by her passing, and sent roses to her grave each week for twenty years. He never remarried, and is the only one of Monroe’s three husbands never to discuss their relationship with the press.
This extract from my novel, The Mmm Girl (2007), revisits the day of their wedding, exactly sixty years later. Continue reading
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