Nude Marilyn Pix Spark Suit

Photographer sues over 'stolen' images
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 26, 2008 7:32 AM CDT
Photographer Bert Stern is suing to force the return of seven nude and seminude pictures of Marilyn Monroe he says were stolen from him.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Missing nude photographs taken of Marilyn Monroe in her legendary last sitting 6 weeks before her death have become the focus of a million-dollar lawsuit, Reuters reports. Photographer Bert Stern, who owns the rights to thousands of Marilyn images, is suing to get back 7 missing shots from 3 people he says have demanded money to return them. Stern reprised the photo shoot with Lindsay Lohan in February.