Marilyn Monroe was not a size 16. Marilyn Monroe was Not Even Close to a Size 12-16Myth: Marilyn Monroe was a size 12-16. From Roseanne Barr stating, “I’m more sexy than Pamela Lee or whoever else they’ve got out there these days. Marilyn Monroe was a size 16. That says it all”, to Elizabeth Hurley stating, “I’ve always thought Marilyn Monroe looked fabulous, but I’d kill myself if I was that fat…I went to see her [...]So let’s quit it with this one–and its implicit undercurrent of fat-shaming-disguised-as-body-positivity–hey? Alis2014-07-21T23:38:24+00:0021st July, 2014|Tags: culture, fashion|Comments Off on Marilyn Monroe was not a size 16.