Kim Kardashian: Slammed For “Starving Herself” to Fit Into Marilyn Monroe Dress

Kim Kardashian Goes Full Norma Jean

The annual Met Gala took place in New York City on Monday night, and as usual, there were numerous celebrity fashion statements that made headlines.

But in what might be a first for the event, the most talked about look of the evening was also one of the most understated.

As you’ve likely heard by now, Kim Kardashian wore Marilyn Monroe’s dress from the night that she famously crooned “Happy Birthday” to JFK.

Obviously, that’s taking commitment to fashion history to a whole new level.

In other words, it’s the sort of sartorial stunt that’s certain to impress Anna Wintour and the rest of the Met Gala crowd.

As usual, Kim knew her audience and “understood the assignment,” as the kids say.

But on social media, the reaction to her bold fashion statement wasn’t as rapturous as Kim likely expected.

Some critics felt that Kim was being insensitive by wearing the dress.

These people pointed out that the Kennedy birthday gala was one of Marilyn’s final public appearances.

She passed away less than three months later, and there’s new evidence that the Kennedys might have been involved in covering up the circumstances of Monroe’s death.

Needless to say, the circumstances surrounding the dress make it sort of a weird choice for a glitzy night of celebrity fashion.

No one is denying that Kim looked great, but maybe a dress with that kind of history is best left in a museum.

And it wasn’t just the amateur historians who took issue with Kim’s Met Gala look.

In an interview with Vogue, the mother of four boasted that she lost 16 pounds ahead of the event, as the folks at the Ripley’s museum where the dress was being held were concerned that she might damage the fabric.

“I tried it on and it didn’t fit me,” Kim told the magazine.

“I said, …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip

      

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