10 Celebrities Who Have Overcome Stutters

Marilyn Monroe

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2. Marilyn Monroe

If you recall Marilyn Monroe’s way of speaking and moving her mouth, the sultry star was not trying to be sexy or beguiling. She was combating her stutter that seemed to come and go as she faced life challenges during childhood and her adult years. She decided to prevent it through the use of speech therapy, and this is when she was trained to breathe prior to speaking, giving her that distinctive and breathy voice that no one forgets.