8 Famous Female Friendships Worth Celebrating (PHOTOS)

Is there anything the media loves more than a vicious feud between female celebrities? Whether real or, more often than not, imagined, for years we've been innundated with stories of women tearing each other down. In fact, the originating premise of multiple reality TV shows is to harvest drama from cat fights and girl-on-girl crime.

Only rarely do we hear about famous women who not only get along but genuinely support and care for each other. That's why we've compiled eight examples of our favorite famous female friendships -- relationships between women who understand that, as journalist and author Edna Buchanan once said, "Friends are the family we choose for ourselves."

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Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald

Famous Female Friendships

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