Kim Kardashian stirred the internet when she donned Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress at the 2022 Met Gala, but apparently it was claimed that she caused no damage to the dress. This contracted previous claims of Kardashian damaging the iconic dress.
A recent photo was seen floating around on social media, which allegedly showed the dress before and after Kim Kardashian wooed the world with her appearance at the glamorous event. However, a representative of “Believe It or Not!” de Ripley, who bought the dress for $4.8 million in 2016, has come to Kim’s defense, according to reports from TMZ. The rep told TMZ, “A written report of the condition of the dress in early 2017 indicates that a number of seams are pulled and worn. This is not surprising considering the fragility of the material. ”, among other cases of damage.”
Obviously, the photo of the iconic dress claiming to be “before” was taken before Ripley even acquired the dress, TMZ reported. The rep told TMZ that since purchasing the dress, Ripley’s has displayed it around the world; a process that also put the iconic dress at risk of potential damage.
Amanda Joiner, Ripley’s Vice President of Publishing and Licensing, who was with Kim and the dress all day at the Met, said, “From the bottom of the Met steps, where Kim walked into the dress, to at the top where it was returned, the dress was in the same condition as it started.” The dress is exactly what Marilyn wore when she performed on President John F. Kennedy’s birthday in 1962. Kardashian had lost 16 pounds to fit in the part after Ripley refused her permission for the premiere. time.
Kim also received Monroe’s hair. One of the reports accused her of damaging the dress and also said her hair was fake. This claim has also been debunked, according to TMZ. Kim has already received quite a bit of flak for the alleged damage to Marilyn Monroe’s dress, but this statement from Ripley comes at a time when the ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star may well prove doubters wrong. (ANI)
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