According to reports, Kim Kardashian ruined Marilyn Monroe’s iconic crystal-studded dress. Kim borrowed Ripley’s Believe It Or Not’s dress for the 2022 Met Gala. The source cites that there has been damage to the dress including missing crystals and some crystals hanging by the thread.
In an Instagram post, the source shared before and after pictures of the dress. It clearly highlights that the dress has been damaged. It also refers to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not’s best efforts to preserve the dress. During the Met Gala, a security team monitored Kim’s every move. There is also a representative who can pull the plug whenever he wants.
In a statement released by By Ripley’s, they mentioned that the iconic dress Monroe wore to sing Happy Birthday to the President turned 60. It is an iconic fashion piece from both a historical and a popular culture point of view. They also added that the dress was never with Kim alone and that Ripley’s representatives were always present with her.
Kim Kardashian also revealed that she went on a diet to fit the dress. In an interview, she added that she didn’t do anything unhealthy to fit the dress. Bob Mackie, who assisted the original designer of the Jean Louis dress in making the dress, also spoke to the media. He said that Marilyn was a goddess and amazing. He also added that it was designed for her and that no one else should be seen in that dress.