Despite having no new film or album to promote, Lindsay Lohan has appeared in an extensive photo shoot for New York Magazine , recreating images from screen icon Marilyn Monroe's last photo shoot. Lohan appears partially nude in several of the photos taken by Bert Stern, the photographer who took the famous series of photos of Monroe for Vogue magazine in Despite the revealing nature of the pictures, Lohan says she was not apprehensive about doing the shoot. I mean, Bert Stern?
Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe in ‘The Last Sitting’
Take two: Fresh pictures from Lindsay Lohan's nude Marilyn Monroe tribute | London Evening Standard
After the frenzy caused by Lindsay Lohan's topless tribute to Marilyn Monroe, more sensational pictures have surfaced. Sporting a blonde wig, Lohan was covered only by a sheer printed sheet in a bid to recreate Marilyn's final photoshoot before her death. The shoot was done by famed photographer Bert Stern, who also photographed Monroe's The Last Sitting in - she was found dead from an apparent drugs overdose just six weeks later. Lohan said she was "comfortable" with the nude shoot, but admitted she had done sit-ups the night before to prepare. Rave reviews: The year-old Mean Girls star has won critical acclaim for her decision to recreate poses by Sixties icon Monroe.
Take two: Fresh pictures from Lindsay Lohan's nude Marilyn Monroe tribute
Lohan went nude for New York magazine and photographer Bert Stern, who took the famous naked pictures of Monroe shortly before her death in August And the fallen teen queen, who has been in and out of rehab over the past year, insisted she would not follow Monroe and her friend Heath Ledger into an early grave. The Mean Girls star insisted she was "comfortable" with taking it all off for the cameras - although she confessed to doing sit-ups the night before the pictures were taken.
Six weeks after she had posed, Monroe was found dead of an apparent barbiturate overdose. But the pictures are also remarkable for the raw truths they seem to reveal. In them, we see an actress whose comedic talents were overshadowed by her sex appeal, a woman who is cannily aware of her pinup status, yet is also beginning to show her 36 years.