[T]he one iconic beauty he did not photograph was Marilyn Monroe. Terry turned the chance down because he was in love with someone else.Keep in mind that this is coming from a man who once dated Jean Shrimpton, a woman quite reasonably considered to have been one of the most beautiful women of the sixties. Beautiful women are desirable, to be sure, but genuinely good women are even harder to find and are therefore ultimately more desirable.
‘I was in a relationship with Pat Newcombe, her PR, and I knew taking Marilyn’s photograph would spoil it. So I declined.’ He laughs. ‘I don’t regret it because it’s harder to find a good woman than a beautiful one.’
Monday, November 28, 2011
Contemplate this conclusion from the man who photographed, dated, and even married some of the world's most desirable women: