Bettie Page was a pioneering model of the 1950s. She has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack. Read about it and enjoy photos and a video below.

Bettie Page has been hospitalized in Los Angeles following a heart attack. A long time friend, Todd Mueller, reports that she is in a coma and in critical condition. She is 85-years-old.

Bettie Page was notorious in her day. She was a pinup girl and model in the 1950s. She was a Playboy centerfold in January 1955. She posed for nude photos and sexually suggestive photos, including b*ndage. fetish and sadomasochistic poses, long before they were considered more main stream. She was a girl from Nashville, Tennessee who became an international phenomenon because of her apparent complete comfort with her body and sexuality. She is reported to have once commented that she had been given the talent of posing for pictures that made people happy.

She abruptly stopped modeling in 1957 and dropped from public view. She ‘got religion’ and made a concerted effort to stay out of the news. Her sudden disappearance just added to the mystery that surrounded her and she became the focus of a cult following in the 1980s and 1990s.

Bettie Page has been credited with setting the stage for the sexual revolution of the 1960s.

Bettie Page – Video
Bettie Page Cult Classic Bubble Bath Movie Scene