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When Politics Went Pop... Some Of The More Eyebrow-Raising Pairings Between Politics And Popular Culture

09/04/2015 16:50 BST | Updated 09/04/2015 17:59 BST
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Ever since Marilyn Monroe flew in and wished JFK a ‘Happy Birthday’, the worlds of politics and show business have been inextricably intertwined.

The entertainers get to borrow some of the gravitas of their country-running friends, while the politicians get to bask in the glamour of their telegenic counterparts.

Now with the election brewing, we're bound to see a few more of these quasi-spontaneous pairings.

While this has long been a mutually beneficial arrangement, it has inevitably led to some seriously eyebrow-raising photo-ops, as demonstrated below…

When Politics Went Pop

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