Evelyn Nesbit, The Dark History of America’s First Supermodel

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to cover the story of Evelyn Nesbit.   She is often called America’s First Supermodel.   She rose to fame and stardom in the Edwardian Era for modeling for famous figures such as Gibson Girl drawings and paintings.   She also would be one of the…

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The Death of Marilyn Monroe

Welcome to a very special Femme Fatale Friday here at White Rose of Avalon! Today is August 5, 2022.    Sixty years ago today, on August 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her bed.   Exactly 60 years ago this morning the world was learning that the most famous woman in the world…

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Countess of Blood

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday here at White Rose of Avalon I have chosen a very fatal female indeed.    In honor of today being the start of October (and ever closer to Halloween) I will be discussing the story of Erzsebet Bathory!   Erzsebet is most often known in the English speaking world…

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