What’s the Controversy Behind Ana De Armas Playing Marilyn Monroe in New Movie?

August 4, 2022

Sixty years ago, the world was shocked by the news that Marilyn Monroe was dead. On August 4, 1962, the coroner ruled her overdose death an apparent suicide. Six decades later, Marilyn Mania is more popular than ever. The highly anticipated biopic of Monroe, "Blonde," is set to hit Netflix next month. However, it's being met with some controversy over Cuban actress Ana De Armas' performance of Monroe. Some fans say Armas speaks with a slight accent when she portrays Monroe.