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Megan Fox

Like Marilyn, Megan Fox has earned a reputation of being one of the more difficult actresses to work with on set and is a favorite of men. But the 26-year-old "Transformers" actress claims to have had a connection with Monroe long before Fox made her way in Hollywood. "She was one of the first people I saw on television, like, literally moments after I was born," Fox has reportedly said. "Every time I heard her voice growing up I always would cry. I wouldn't know why when I was younger, but had my own theories. I've just always empathized with her." Many years later, Fox was still obsessed, and famously had the late actress' face tattooed on her right forearm as a tribute. By 2011, however, Fox had a change of heart, and confirmed that she was in the process of having the Monroe tattoo and several others removed because her tastes had changed. "This is going to be the least painful one to take off," she explained on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno." "She doesn't look so good anymore!"

Celebrity Tributes to Marilyn Monroe

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Screen siren Marilyn Monroe died 52 years ago on Aug. 5. In remembrance of her shocking death at age 36, check out the ways that stars such as Rihanna, Kate Upton, and Mariah Carey have paid tribute to the blond bombshell.