Kim Kardashian shared more information about what it took to fit Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress on this week’s The Kardashians.
The 41-year-old successfully tried on a replica of the dress, but when she tried on the original – owned by Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – it didn’t even go past her hips.
After a grueling three-week regiment of training and strict dieting, she adapted to the dress, revealing more about her training and 30-hour peroxide session to have blonde hair like Marilyn for 2022. with gala.
Insight: Kim Kardashian shared more insight into what it took to fit into Marilyn Monroe’s iconic ‘Happy Birthday Mr. President’ dress in this week’s The Kardashians
Kim almost didn’t even get a chance to try on the dress, until her mom Kris Jenner called Ripley’s.
She finally flew to Ripley’s headquarters in Orlando to try on the original dress again…and it fit her…sort of.
The zipper did not go up her buttocks, although she pulled up the dress, which led her to continue her training regimen in the days leading up to the Met.
Zipper: The zipper would not go up her buttocks, although she got dressed, which led her to continue her training program in the days leading up to the Met
The episode returns to Los Angeles, as Kim continues to train so she can continue to fit into the Marilyn dress.
She tells her trainer Melissa Alcantara that she came back down to 118 pounds after jumping up to 120 pounds, which she says was “tripping me.”
‘So I’m getting into the dress, but I’m not going to stop training. I have this sauna suit and you put it on and it makes you sweat. Even if it’s just the weight of water, it helps,” Kim says in confession.
Sauna suit: “So I fit into the robe, but I’m not going to stop training. I have this sauna suit and you put it on and it makes you sweat. Even if it’s just water weight, it helps,’ Kim says in confession
Kim’s trainer tells her to do 10 minutes on the treadmill, then another 10 minutes on the Stairmaster, as Kim speaks directly to the camera.
“We have four days until the Met Ball. I still need to dye my hair blonde, I don’t know when I’m going to do it, I only have one day to go blonde,” Kim said.
“When I thought about going into Marilyn Monroe’s dress – and I know how precious and fragile the dress is, I knew I had to lose at least 10 pounds for it to even fit me,” she adds. -she.
Treadmill: Kim’s trainer tells her to do 10 minutes on the treadmill, then another 10 minutes on the Stairmaster, while Kim speaks directly to the camera.
‘It’s exhausting, but it feels like a part in a movie, you know? How will an actor lose weight, gain weight for the roles? I feel like my role is Marilyn Monroe. I’m determined,’ she adds as they show workout footage of Kim.
After watching the closing arguments in Blac Chyna’s trial, Kim hopped on a plane to New York where she entered the final phase of her prep: going blonde.
Kim is at her hotel with hairstylist Chris Stapleton, revealing they are watching the new Marilyn Monroe documentary on Netflix, to get in the mood.
Determined: “It’s exhausting, but it feels like a role in a movie, you know?” How will an actor lose weight, gain weight for the roles? I feel like my role is Marilyn Monroe. I’m determined,’ she adds as they show workout footage of Kim
“Tomorrow is Met Monday and I haven’t slept much because we had to sleep all night to dye my hair blonde,” Kim adds in confession.
She adds that the process of dyeing the hair is “tedious and boring”, but adds that it is a “dedication” on her part.
Chris says the last time they did this it took a week to get the color and now they only have two days.
Met Monday: ‘Tomorrow is Met Monday and I haven’t slept much because we had to sleep all night to dye my hair blonde,’ Kim adds in confession
He adds that Kim is “so dedicated” and that he “has never met anyone more dedicated than Kim.”
“It has to be the right color. My hair can’t fall out. We have to do it right. We have one day to dye it. We’re going to be up for 15 hours,” Kim said.
A producer asks how many Met Galas she’s been to as she counts all the looks up and says she’s been to eight Met Galas and this will be her ninth.
“That, I can’t walk, I can’t sweat, I can’t breathe. If a small rock falls, I’ll have to pay millions of dollars,” Kim adds.
Chris adds that this year is different because she won’t be leaving the hotel with her red carpet look.
“I can’t get out of the hotel and downstairs. They’re going to have to put up barriers, get me out of the hotel in my bathrobe. They put a dressing room thing on the red carpet, and I’m going to put it there,” Kim says.
A producer asks: ‘Oh, you don’t dress here?’ Kim replies: ‘No, because I can’t sit in a car, I can’t take any chances. It’s so fragile, guys. No one can touch me. So if someone touches me and puts oil on the dress… it’s too risky to get in the car and drive out of the hotel and do it.
“So all of this – losing weight, dyeing your hair for 30 hours, leaving the hotel in a dressing gown, getting there, changing on the red carpet, walking to the top of the red carpet, then changing again in a replica of the dress, because you can’t risk sitting there and having dinner, that’s maybe 10 minutes of my life, just on the red carpet. That’s how it is” , says Kim, although Chris adds, “He will live on in history.
A producer asks, “What do you think people are going to say about you wearing the dress?”
“I’m a little nervous that some people hate it and say, ‘How dare she think she can just put on Marilyn’s dress, and I get that,'” Kim said.
Marilyn: “I’m a little nervous that some people hate it and say, ‘How dare she think she can just put on Marilyn’s dress, and I get that,'” Kim says
Chris adds, “You’re like modern day Marilyn, so I like that you’re still you”, as Kim adds, “I don’t mean I’m modern day Marilyn”, and Chris says, ‘I am going to say it. She’s the modern-day Marilyn,” but Kim says, “I don’t think so.”
“I love that Marilyn was a normal girl and she got it and became the most famous woman in the whole world. It’s just fascinating,” Kim says.
“This year’s Met is all about dedication and hard work and having my own voice and vision. Be determined and make things happen. I’ve never had such a will in my life before,’ Kim says in confession.
Dedication: “This year’s Met is all about dedication and hard work and having my own voice and vision. Be determined and make things happen. I’ve never had so much willpower in my life before,’ Kim says in confession