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05/31/2013 03:44 pm ET Updated Jun 01, 2013

What Did Marilyn Monroe Wear To Bed? The Answer Might Surprise You (VIDEO)

Yes, there was the legend that Marilyn Monroe wore nothing but Chanel No. 5 to bed. While that might have been the '50s idea of product placement, for the real answer, we turn to Monroe's close friend Amy Greene, who visited HuffPost Live to set the record straight.

So, what was the sexpot's idea of pajamas? A bra. A big bra. (Not as in cup size, though we're sure that might have been the case, but in terms of construction -- Greene likens it to "what we used to wear in a convent.")

There was a certain logic to Monroe's choice of bed wear. Check out the video above to find out just what inspired this unorthodox approach to a good night's rest, and then tell us: Have you ever worn a bra to bed?

Marilyn was always a cutie:

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The Glamorous Life Of Marilyn Monroe

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