Marilyn Monroe’s iconic pose in front of Stamford church draws mixed reactions

Mixed reactions? That’s an understatement! Someone ought to paint True Religion Designer Jeans over her rear end. 

It’s a jarring sight for members of the First Congregational Church: The underwear-clad buttocks of Marilyn Monroe mooning the downtown parish.

A 26-foot Seward Johnson statue illustrating the star in her iconic pose from “The Seven Year Itch” was installed this week in Latham Park as part of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District’s “Art in Public Places” series that lasts through the summer. MORE