Britney Spears' Marilyn burial
Jun 10, 2008, 9:45 GMT
08/17/2002 - Britney Spears - "The Four Feathers" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals - Mann Village Theatre - Westwood, CA, USA © Lee Roth / RothStock / PR Photos
Britney Spears has chosen her own burial plot.
The troubled 26-year-old singer visited the Hollywood Forever Cemetery over the weekend and after looking at the graves of Marilyn Monroe and Italian actor Rudolph Valentino, decided she wants to be laid to rest there.
A source told Britain's Daily Star newspaper: "Britney is fascinated with Marilyn and visits her grave often. Since she's been getting her life together she's been reading about the star and recently has been glued to a book about the actress.
"She's fascinated that Marilyn asked her favourite make-up artist to make her look beautiful after she died and picked her own burial plot. So when Britney saw Rudolph Valentino's grave at the cemetery she shrieked and said she wanted one.
"She told her aides, 'I'm going to live so I want to be brought to the Forever Cemetery when I'm 101.' "
Britney - who was at the graveyard to see a screening of Mick Jagger film 'Performance on Sunday' - has been working hard to get her life back on track following her alleged breakdown in January.
Following a stand-off with police, she lost custody of her two sons, Sean Preston, two, and 20-month-old Jayden James, to ex-husband Kevin Federline.
She was admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Los Angeles but since being released she has made a great improvement and was recently given back supervised visitation rights with her sons.