February 20, 2008 04:33:01 GMT
Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina Lohan has approved the actress' nude photographs for New York Magazine, claimed "It was very tastefully done."
Is considerably very young at age to do any nude photo shoots, Lindsay Lohan however gets the okay from her mother-manager Dina Lohan to recreate the Marilyn Monroe's final nude photo-shoot. Dina has openly revealed to People her approval to her daughter's nude photos for New York Magazine's February 25, 2008 issue, claimed them as "very tastefully done."
"I respect the photographer as an artist, so I look at them artistically. For him to call Lindsay 46 years later and to say can you recreate these photos is an honor. I looked at it as art, and as Lindsay doing a character. So I don't look at them like it's Playboy; she was being a character. So if you look at it that way, you can look at it as a mother," Dina spoke on her approval.
Revealed further that her daughter Lindsay tend to perceive the shoot as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Dina explained "Lindsay was very excited when she first got the phone call. Of course we talked about how they would be done. Lindsay said, 'Mommy, I'm never going to get this opportunity to do it again.' She was very thankful she was asked."
Lindsay herself, according to Dina, even more determined to do the shoot because "She's always loved Marilyn. For Christmas, my girlfriends even gave her a Marilyn cookie jar. I think there's a sadness that Lindsay feels for Marilyn. Lindsay really saw it as a gift back to someone."
Lindsay recreated Marilyn Monroe's 1962 "The Last Sitting", appeared naked on the cover of New York Magazine, covered up only by a see through pink scarf. The shoot was done by famed photographer Bert Stern, who also shot Monroe's "Last Sitting" which was done at the Hotel Bel-Air in California six weeks before she was found dead from an overdose of barbiturates.