Kim Kardashian said she panicked because she gained five pounds before wearing the iconic Marilyn Monroe dress

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The businesswoman showed before the cameras the painful treatment she underwent to reduce her body fat to participate in the MET Gala last May

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Kim Kardashian said she panicked because she gained five pounds before wearing the iconic Marilyn Monroe dress

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson at the Met Gala, New York (Reuters)

Kim Kardashianshe panicked when she realized that she had gained two kilos before the MET GALA Gala 2022, where she wore the iconic Marilyn Monroe dress.

The star of the interior brand Skim” revealed on the latest episode of “The Kardashians” that she reached her 120-pound weight goal “again,” but had to go to extreme lengths to achieve it.

“So, I had reached 115 pounds and then I went up to 120 again, which was driving me crazy,” Kardashian told her personal trainer on Thursday's episode.

To help shed those extra pounds she needed to don Marilyn Monroe's iconic dress, Kardashian shared that she bought asauna suit to intensify her body reduction.

“I bought this sauna suit and I put it on and it makes you sweat”, explained Kardashian about the hard work she put into the big event in May in which she only wore the sauna outfit for a few minutes. one of the most glamorous women in Hollywood,

“All of this: losing weight, dyeing your hair for 30 hours, leaving the hotel in a robe, getting there, changing on the red carpet, just walking onto the red carpet and then changing back into a replica dress because I can't risk sitting down. on it and have dinner, that's it for about 10 minutes of my life… that's it,” Kardashian mused.

Kardashian, 42, also anticipated the backlash she would later receive for wearing Monroe's piece to the MET Gala, saying: “I'm a little nervous that some people will hate it and say, 'How dare you think that she can get into Marilyn's house dress and I get it.” but also because of the fact that he boasted that he lost 7 kilos in a month.

“Walking on a red carpet and doing an interview where you say how hungry you are… because you haven't eaten carbs in the last month… all to get into a damn dress?,” said actress Lili Reinhart, 26, on his Instagram story. “So wrong.”

Kim Kardashian said she panicked because she gained five pounds before wearing the iconic Marilyn Monroe dress

Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala (Reuters)

Putting on a popular and charismatic dress was quite a challenge for Kim Kardashian, who had to go on an express diet: “I tried it on and it didn't fit me. So I said, 'I need three weeks. I had to lose more than seven kilos for today”, she confirmed before the cameras present on the red carpet.

It was then that the American businesswoman went on to reveal how she had lost so much weight in such a short time: “It was quite a challenge. It was like preparing for a role in a movie. She was determined to fit in with him. I haven't eaten carbs or sugar in about three weeks. We will have a pizza and donut party at the hotel after the gala ”, she added.

The suit was designed by Jean Louis and cost $1,500 at the time, in 1962, but later skyrocketed in value. It was at the private auction house Julien's Auction that the American franchise Ripley's Believe It or Not! He purchased this dress at a price of 4.81 million dollars, making it one of the most expensive in the world.

Exactly 60 years after Marilyn first wore the famous crystal-embellished Jean Louis gown to sing happy birthday to JFK in 1962, Kim wore it to the Met, becoming the only other person to wear it. Covered in more than 6,000 hand-sewn crystals, it is currently valued at more than $10 million, the New York Post reported.

After losing seven kilos In three weeks, Kim, 1.57 meters tall, was able to wear Marilyn's dress for the most anticipated event in the fashion world. While she praised herself for rising to the “challenge,” the message concerned pundits and fans alike, who believe she is promoting the wrong message.

“Altering your body to fit an outfit is more than inadvisable; it's toxic. Framing extreme weight loss as a rational decision sends the message to women and men that they must change their bodies and suffer for fashion if they hope to be worthy of admiration and praise,” he said. award-winning fashion magazine writer and editor Emily Cronin, in a recent article that appeared in Elle magazine.

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