Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe would become friends in the 1950s. The 1950s were not an easy time for Fitzgerald, and Monroe would help the talented jazz singer in a very important way.

Ella and Marilyn's friendship would continue for many years as a result. Watch the video above to learn more about Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe's one-of-a-kind friendship. 

Ella Fitzgerald Marilyn Monroe Friendship

Ella Fitzgerald in 1955