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She had every reason to look forward to a still burgeoning career and great prospects. Her former neighbor and close friend actress Jeanne Carmen had stated that at the beginning of August that year, Marilyn was upbeat, happy, and glad to be alive, and was looking forward to a great future. Why would she commit suicide?
Around 9:00 she called her friend Jeanne Carmen asking her to come over and stay with her but Jeanne regretted. Jeanne Carmen subsequently expressed her feeling that Marilyn appeared “nervous and afraid”. Later when the phone rang Carmen did not pick it up to her eternal regret.