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Friday, December 12
Some sad news today. Fifties icon, the fantabulous Bettie Page has died. She was 85. More notorious than famous, Bettie was pin up for the racy set. Bondage, whips - if it was outré - she posed for it; yet somehow, amidst all that potential sleaze, Bettie managed to maintain a sense of innocence and fun. Like I said – fantabulous! There's quite simply never been another like her, before or since.
She didn't have a very happy life, poor dear. Nor did she make any money off the millions of pictures still in demand today. Well…let's hope god has found her a peaceful place. Goodbye Bettie. You were quite a lady!