The basis for Monroe’s faux ditz demeanor alongside Jean Harlow’s hair colour and Jessica Rabbit’s dress.
Unlike anime or modern sex symbols, she was very much all-woman in figure and wasn’t ashamed to be feminine.
As for the Baby Esther stuff, the black woman wasn’t ginger. The cartoonist wasn’t inspired by her either, so whether or not Kane could ‘steal’ a singing voice like a tiny Ursula, she wasn’t the inspiration for Boop.
is a fake.
That isn’t even a black woman – it’s a white woman with drawn-on eyebrows. Are these people blind? Look at the nose!