|Helen Gurley Brown|
She died at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center after a brief stay, according to a statement issued by Hearst Corp.
Gurley Brown was editor from 1965 to 1996 at Cosmopolitan, a magazine aimed at young single women, which under her hand became renowned for its provocatively posed models, frank articles and racy headlines extolling the virtues of sex.
With Gurley Brown as editor, Cosmopolitan was "the sexiest woman's magazines there was," she said in a 2004 interview with Mediabistro. Read full story here
We loved Cosmo magazine when HGB was it's editor ... after she left it became a snooze. Modern women today owe her a great deal for kicking in doors everywhere and making the single women feel fabulous and spinster like...