Kim Kardashian allegedly damaged the Marilyn Monroe dress worn at the 2022 Met Gala
Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dazzling dress worn by Kim Kardashian at the 2022 Met Gala was reportedly damaged, by Page Style 6.
The Marilyn Monroe Collection shared a before and after photo of the dress on their Instagram account, which shows some crystals missing and others hanging from a thread. The post references previous articles detailing the exhaustive efforts of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum to preserve the dress, which included a security team to oversee Kim’s every move and a representative authorized to pull the plug whenever he wanted.
The Jean Louis dress was worn by Marilyn when she sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy in 1962.
kardashians reminded on the Met Gala red carpet she suffered a dramatic weight loss in order to fit into the dress. “I tried it and it didn’t suit me,” she said. said. “I said, ‘Give me three weeks.’ I must have lost 16 pounds today. Riverdale Star Lili Reinhart apparently called Kim for the confession without mentioning her by name.
“To walk down a red carpet and do an interview where you say how starved you are…because you haven’t eaten carbs in a month…all to fit into a fucking dress?” she wrote. “So fake. So fucked on hundreds of levels.
“Openly admitting that you starved yourself for the Met Gala,” she continued. “When you know full well that millions of young men and women look up to you and listen to your every word. Ignorance is disgustingly otherworldly.
Kardashian defended her decision in a interview with the New York Timescomparing his weight loss goal to someone like Christian Bale, who once lost 62 pounds for his role in the 2004 film The machinist. She said it was never her intention to inspire others to do the same, adding that she “didn’t do anything unhealthy” to fit into the dress.
Bob Mackie, the designer who served as an assistant to Jean Louis and was responsible for the original sketch of Marilyn’s dress, Told EW that it was “a big mistake” to allow Kim to wear the dress in the first place. “[Marilyn] was a goddess. A crazy goddess, but a goddess,” Mackie explained. “She was just fabulous. Nobody shoots like that. And it was made for her. It was made for her. No one else should be seen in that dress.