Helen Gurley Brown Has Died…
The famous Cosmopolitan Magazine editor, Helen Gurley Brown, has died at age 90.
Brown died Monday at a hospital in New York after a brief hospitalization. Her book, “Sex and the Single Girl,” made her a celebrity in 1962, and taking over Hearst’s Cosmopolitan gave her a pulpit for her ideas that lasted for dccades.
In 1997 she summed up her career:
“I would want my legacy to be, ‘She created something that helped people.’ My reader, I always felt, was someone who needed to come into her own.”
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Posted on August 14, 2012, in Announcement, News, Obits, Opinion, quote, Word from Bill and tagged Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, Brown, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Corporation, Helen Gurley Brown, NewYork, Sex And The Single Girl, Single Girl. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.