Pinup Legend Bettie Page suffered a heart attack on 2 December 2008. The 85-year-old had been hospitalized for three weeks with pneumonia and was about to be released when she had the heart attack. Page was transferred to another hospital in Los Angeles and remains in intensive care, reportedly in a coma.
Bettie Page (born Betty Mae Page April 22, 1923 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a former American model who became famous in the 1950s for her fetish modeling and pin-up photos. She was also one of the earliest Playmates of the Month for Playboy magazine.
While she faded into obscurity in the 1960s after her conversion to Christianity, she experienced a resurgence of popularity in the 1980s and now has a significant cult following. Her look, including her jet black hair and trademark bangs, has influenced many artists.
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