Saturday, August 5, 2017
Aric Hendrix is accusing Vanity Fair of stealing a famous photo of Marilyn Monroe and using it an edition of their magazine. Hendrix claims he owns the rights to the picture of Monroe taken during President John F. Kennedy’s famous 45th birthday celebration. Hendrix is a collector of historical photographs and owns both the photo and the negative of the Monroe picture in question. He is currently suing for damages in excess of $1 million.
See Vanity Fair Sued Over Marilyn Monroe's Famous Happy Birthday Photo, TMZ, August 4, 2017.