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Smash's Megan Hilty Does It Better Than Marilyn Monroe

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On Smash Megan Hilty and Katharine McPhee are still battling over the chance to play Marilyn Monroe.

Meanwhile, in real life…. Hilty already has the part!

The actress who plays Ivy Lynn, is currently playing Marilyn's icon role in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes on an NYC stage - and she's friggn AMAZING!!!

The gurlfriend slaaaaays Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend, and totally makes it her own!

After seeing this incredible performance of, you'll start rooting for Ivy!

Ch-Ch-Check Megan's show stopping rendition (above)!

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13 comments to “Smash's Megan Hilty Does It Better Than Marilyn Monroe”

  1. Adam says – reply to this


    There is a song giving the 411 on Kim Kardashian check it out for yourself!

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    She does not do it better than marilyn monroe, monroe will alway be the one and only and will always rule that song. Watch the Movie, Perez!!!!

  3. Lorelei Leigh says – reply to this


    Better than Marilyn? Not by a long shot. This is a tranny, Broadway version at best. Marilyn blows her out of the water. No one will ever have her spark and appeal again.

  4. Dan says – reply to this


    When Marilyn did this, it's like she's pulling men towards her with her voice, body language and hand gesture. Megan Hilty's voice is powerful… but that power is not sultry, not Marilyn. It's like a lion and a lioness.

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    I agree , with the former comments: Marilyn was sex on legs , in singing moving ,appearance all about that.

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    "Smash's Megan Hilty Does It Better Than Marilyn Monroe" HORSESHIT

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    Re: Mimosa45 – yeppers, back in the day it was an instant erection. I had a copy if the orig 1953 marylin issue sold it for $20. years ago. wish i had kept.

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    Marilyn? Are you kidding? Perez you must not have ever watched Marilyn in action because this is nothing like Marilyn. If you want to see Marilyn perfection looks, mannerisms, performance and vocally look no further than Susan Griffiths - the best professional Marilyn in entertainment today. There are others and another Susan who is good but favors Jane Russell more facially from Europe..

  9. 9

    The original of anything is always the best. That being said I do enjoy Megan on "Smash".

  10. 10

    terrible…not even close…
    did u even watch the original?
    doubtful or u wudn't have said what u said.
    stop posting this shit if u don't take the time to look at what ur posting.

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    Watch the original movie, perez. This girl is too brassy and clunky. Marilyn Monroe had a vulnerability, "non-calculating" quality—a sweetness that she alone conveyed. Perhaps it's because we know the sad, tragic outcome of her life that makes all these pretenders come off as obscene. The only way to do it now is ala Tupac with holograms.

  12. Madison says – reply to this


    Totally rocked it! Love Marilyn but loooove Hilty too! She's lovely and so extremely talented! She may not be Monroe (no one can replace her) but she is the next best thing! She was making this role her own. She wasn't playin Marilyn peps — she was Lorelei!
    Btw -TEAM IVY! lol

  13. Aaron says – reply to this


    I saw her a few hours ago…She was fucking amazing!!! What people need to understand is that Megan isn't playing Marilyn, she's playing the character Lorelei Lee, which she definitely made her own You can't capture a performance like hers in a few low quality clips, you need to see the whole arc and Hilty's mega watt stage presence in person….She brought the house down with this number. Don't knock it until you've actually seen it. Read the reviews naysayers…