DOG Dresses in DRAG as Marilyn Monroe!

Wego the Yellow Doodle in the Forever Marilyn contest, Palm Springs, CA | The Desert Sun - Kaci Yoder

Dog costumes has come a long way from the days of sweaters and hoodies. Today, they have become bolder even for the Pet World. Many pet owners today would greatly siege the opportunity to dress their pooches at the right event. See how one dog participated in a “Forever Marilyn” look-alike contest by dressing in drag!

A 26 foot Marilyn is displayed in Palm Springs via webcam feed |
Early this month, the city of Palm Springs recently celebrated the “Forever Marilyn” statute, featuring a 26-foot-tall statue of the Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, by hosting the first Marilyn look-alike contest at VillageFest in downtown. 

With contestants ranging from various ages and sizes, one in particular stood out: a Golden Doodle named Wego 
was dressed like Marilyn Monroe by his owner Frank Sero from Palm Springs and San Diego.  

Wego, the Golden Doodle is dressed a in the “Forever Marilyn” contest |

Would you vote for this dog as a contestant in the Forever Marilyn contest? |

Canine contestants are encouraged to compete on stage at the Forever Marilyn contest,
Palm Springs |

The Judging of the contestants were based on look, attire, personality, presentation, audience participation and overall Marilyn look and feel. Performances were also judged on their show and reaction from judges' and audience members, with options of live or lip-syncing. 

The “Forever Marilyn,” statue is owned by the Santa Monica-based Foundation will remain in Palm Springs until early September, according to the city and P.S. Resorts, a nonprofit organization that was started by local hotels in Palm Springs to promote tourism. 

“This is very exciting news for Palm Springs and the entire Coachella Valley, and the goal is to create even more events during the additional time Marilyn is here,'' said Aftab Dada, chairman of P.S. Resorts, which organized and helped fund the installation of ``Forever Marilyn,” reports

SOURCES: | | Palm Springs Life |


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