‘Monster’ (Aileen): “Now you know me!”

MONSTER by Patty Jenkins

From: Movie

Type: Dramatic

Character: Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

Gender: Female

Age Range: 30's

Summary: Aileen tells Selby her secret.

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AILEEN: God damn it calm down, Selby! You wanna know why, huh? (loud whisper) — Cause I f*****g killed someone. I killed someone. The night I stood you up. I got raped, beat to f**k and was gonna get killed but I didn’t wanna lose you and all I could think about was how you’d never know I meant to be there and you’d think I stood you up for the rest of your life and I couldn’t stand to die knowing you coulda loved me… so I f*****g killed him. Shot him dead. Alright? Now you know me! So f*****g run like the wind… It had to be done.

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