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From Amy Winehouse to Marilyn Monroe – when will we allow the dead to rest in peace?


by Sarah Gill
20th Jul 2022

REUTERS

Amy Winehouse, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Peaches Geldof, Caroline Flack had intimate details of their lives splashed across newspapers. Mental health issues and drug addiction were used as punchlines and even after their deaths we continue to capitalise off their suffering and that of other women.

Amy Winehouse, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Peaches Geldof, Caroline Flack — what is the common thread that inextricably ties these women to one another? Talented and troubled, beautiful and broken, they lived their lives under the microscopic lens of the public eye, their every move surveyed and scrutinised. Intimate details of their lives were splashed across newspapers, mental health issues and drug addiction used as punchlines. It’s all too easy to chalk it down to...

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