Bettie Page - R.I.P. by EllPro ()
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We lost a legend today. Rest well, Bettie, and thanks for all the naughty smiles. You will forever be in our hearts.
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From her official website tonight: With deep personal sadness I must announce that my dear friend and client Bettie Page passed away at 6:41pm PST this evening in a Los Angeles hospital. She died peacefully but had never regained consciousness after suffering a heart attack nine days ago. She captured the imagination of a generation of men and women with her free spirit and unabashed sensuality. She is the embodiment of beauty. Statement by Mark Roesler, business agent for Bettie Page
I found out about Betty Page through the 90s comic "Rascals in Paradise" since I missed "The Rocketeer". Awesome 'adult literature' pioneer, she was. She will be missed. IMHO, like Burroughs, she was largely unknown by mainstream America, but had a subtle impact on society.