May 27, 2024 10:16 pm

Blonde Director Says Movie Backlash Was Due To Americans Wanting Only To See Positive Portrayals of Marilyn Monroe
Blonde Director Says Movie Backlash Was Due To Americans Wanting Only To See Positive Portrayals of Marilyn Monroe

Blonde Director Says Movie Backlash Was Due To Americans Wanting Only To See Positive Portrayals of Marilyn Monroe

Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe biopic Blonde received a wave of backlash upon its debut for allegedly sullying the memory of the Hollywood icon. However, during a recent appearance at the Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia, director Andrew Dominik responded to the many complaints about the movie, citing the need for the American public to only view its biggest icons in a celebratory way.

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​Blonde’s depiction of Marilyn Monroe caused plenty of differing opinions on its release, something that its director was pleased to see. Read More