Vuelco en caso del vestido de Marilyn Monroe: Museo dice que Kim Kardashian no lo dañó en la Met Gala

June 16, 2022 – 6:53 pm

kim kardashian did not damage the dress Marilyn Monroe he wore to the Met Gala in New York, the museum that owns the piece said Thursday, after fans complained about the condition of the garment.

Kardashian turned heads last month when she appeared at the event wearing the dress the actress wore when she performed for the then-president. John F Kennedy on his birthday in 1962.

A Monroe memorabilia collector complained this week that the dress had been torn and posted what he said were before and after photos of Kardashian wearing it, showing missing crystals and cracks in the bras.

“The dress was in the same condition”

The museum Believe it or not from Ripley!Los Angeles-based dismissed the collector’s claims, saying Kardashian did not damage the dress.

“Kim Kardashian’s use of the ‘Happy Birthday’ dress (which Monroe sang to Kennedy) has been heavily questioned, but the fact is that she, in no way did it damage the garment during the short time she wore it to the Met Gala“, said the museum on its website.

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After Kardashian wore it”the dress was in the same condition“than before,” said Amanda Joiner, Ripley’s vice president of publishing and licensing, who inspected the dress that day.

The museum bought the dress at auction in 2016 for $4.8 million.

State of the dress in 2017

A report on the condition of the garment, written in 2017, He says: “several seams are pulled and worn. This is not surprising given the fragility of the material.”

At that time there was alreadycreases on the back due to the use of the hooks to close it“, said the museum’s website.

The dress at the Met Gala

Kim Kardashian, who had made a strict diet to be able to wear the mythical dressdid not react to this controversy on their social networks.

The choice of clothing was at the center of attention, because the business woman not only had to lose about 7 pounds in three weeks to be able to wear it, in addition dyed her hair blonde for 14 hours straight to obtain the mythical actress’ platinum.

The piece is a tight design, embellished with over six thousand hand-sewn crystals by Jean Louisbut its first owner was the collector Scott Fortney. To achieve this, the model went to the museum “Ripley’s Believe It or Not”.

Despite her best efforts, on the day of the aforementioned event, things did not go as Kim had planned, and the dress did not close it completely. To hide, he wore a white fur stole that covered the problematic part and did not remove it throughout his passage on the red carpet.

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