Monroe's rendition of the song "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" (in Gentlemen prefer Blondes) is considered an iconic performance that has been copied by the likes of Madonna, Geri Haliwell, Kylie Minogue, Nicole Kidman and Anna Nicole Smith.
The French are glad to die for love.
They delight in fighting duels
But I prefer a man who lives
And gives expensive jewels.