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Kim Kardashian lost weight for Marilyn Monroe Met Gala 2022 gown

Blonds have extra enjoyable – even Kim Kardashian.

Glittering within the glitzy, outdated Hollywood costume as soon as worn by Marilyn Monroe, Kardashian shocked the 2022 Met Gala by donning the historic robe and dyeing her hair platinum blond for the event.

The 41-year-old cautiously ambled up the Met steps as comedian boyfriend Pete Davidson, wearing a basic black swimsuit and sun shades, helped her. She sported platinum blond hair and a white fur coat hiding her notorious rump.

Kardashian wore the notorious “Pleased Birthday, Mr. President” robe — dubbed the “most expensive” dress — that Monroe wore 60 years in the past to serenade then-President John F. Kennedy.

“I attempted it on and it didn’t match me,” Kardashian recalled on the red carpet as she retold the story of her first becoming. “It was such a problem. It was like a task, I used to be decided to slot in it.”

Kardashian misplaced 16 kilos in three weeks to squeeze into the robe, even dyeing her hair blond to suit the half — and vowing she’ll hold it that means for some time.

Pete Davidson, left, and Kim Kardashian, proper, arrived on the purple carpet collectively.
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The costume is now 60 years outdated and is taken into account probably the most costly clothes.
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Actress Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden, for his 45th birthday.
Actress Marilyn Monroe sings “Pleased Birthday” to then-President John F. Kennedy at Madison Sq. Backyard for his forty fifth birthday in 1962.
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In the meantime, Davidson stood by her facet, ducking out of the interview to let his girlfriend shine, regardless of her beckoning him into the body.

“She wouldn’t let me put on my propellor hat,” he joked to purple carpet co-host La La Anthony.

“What’s probably the most American factor you possibly can consider? And that’s Marilyn Monroe,” Kardashian told Vogue

Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian
Pete Davidson, left, and Kim Kardashian, proper, arrive on the 2022 Met Gala.
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The "Happy Birthday Mr. President" dress in July 1999 at Christies in New York.
The “Pleased Birthday, Mr. President” costume in July 1999 at Christie’s in New York.
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Kardashian, identified for displaying off her curves very like Monroe, instructed Vogue she’s donning the “authentic bare costume.”

“These days, everybody wears sheer clothes, however again then that was not the case,” she mentioned. “In a way, it’s the unique bare costume. That’s why it was so stunning.”

Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner, adopted swimsuit, paying homage to Jackie Kennedy, the spouse of JFK.


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