Kim Kardashian struggles up Met Gala stairs sporting Marilyn Monroe’s too-tight costume

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As she struggled to stroll up the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Steps, to say Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala costume was tight is an understatement. She attended the Met Gala along with her new beau Pete Davidson.

The fact TV star and SKIMS founder had worn Marilyn Monroe’s iconic costume, which the intercourse image had donned for John F. Kennedy for his forty fifth birthday in 1962. The costume gained each fame and notoriety as Monroe crooned the Pleased Birthday Mr President tune whereas sporting it.

Kardashian, 41 nonetheless, struggled with the costume because it was not solely tight but additionally too lengthy for her 5 toes 2 body as she donned three-inch heels to match Monroe’s 5 toes 5 inch body. Admittedly she did look good within the shapely physique hugging costume, however followers couldn’t assist laughing as she struggled to climb the steps because it was just too tight.

“I’m so honored to be sporting the long-lasting costume that Marilyn Monroe wore in 1962 to sing “Pleased Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy. It’s a gorgeous skintight robe adorned with greater than 6,000 hand-sewn crystals by costumier Jean Louis,” mentioned Kim in her Instagram publish.

She wrapped her arm round Davidson, who regarded equally good in a black swimsuit and matching sun shades, as she posed for the cameras.

Squeezing her well-known curves into the costume was no imply feat, because the celeb revealed that she needed to lose 16lbs in below three weeks to get into the costume.

Monroe’s beautiful beaded robe was designed by Jean Louis and had been on show at Ripley’s Consider It or Not! Museum in Orlando, Florida, after it had been bought from Julien’s Public sale for $4.81 million.

“That is Marilyn Monroe’s costume. It’s 60 years outdated.  I had this concept to place it on and take a look at it on. They got here with armed guards and gloves. I attempted it on and it didn’t match me. I needed to lose 16lbs. I used to be decided to suit into it. I did it. I dyed my hair blonde. I haven’t eaten carbs and sugar in three weeks.”

Apparently, Kardashian solely wore the costume for a couple of minutes, altering it into a reproduction as soon as she had walked the purple carpet to make sure that it wasn’t broken on the occasion.

Monroe, who died in 1962 was mentioned to have paid $1,440 for the custom-made piece, and it at present holds the document for being the most costly costume to be bought at an public sale.


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