‘Blonde’ Director Andrew Dominik Dismisses ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ as Film About ‘Well-Dressed Whores’

According to “Blonde” director Andrew Dominik, Marilyn Monroe’s famed movie “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” is all about “whores.”Dominik, who wrote and directed Netflix’s controversial Nc-17-rated portrait of Monroe, previously admitted to not being familiar with Monroe’s filmography prior to adapting Joyce Carol Oates’ novel on the late icon.

Now, in a new interview with BFI’s Sight and Sound Magazine, Dominik said that Monroe starred in “a whole lot of movies that nobody really watches, right?”Journalist Christina Newland, who was conducting the interview with Dominik, tweeted an “outtake” from her transcript with the “Assassination of Jesse James” director.“Does anyone watch Marilyn Monroe movies?” Dominik said, before going on to slam “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” as a movie about “well-dressed whores.” See below.“I do want to make sure I’m doing my due diligence here,” Newland added on Twitter.

“He did talk about & reference many of her films.

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