Kim Kardashian Dons Famous Marilyn Monroe Dress At The 2022 Met Gala

Kim Kardashian strolled the purple carpet alongside boyfriend Pete Davidson on the 2022 Met Gala Monday carrying Marilyn Monroe’s well-known dress.

Before the “The Kardashians” star hit the carpet, sleuths throughout social media have been debating the possibility of catching Kardashian within the robe as a result of some not-so-subtle hints she dropped about this year’s occasion.

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Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson attend The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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Last month throughout an interview with “Access Hollywood,” she shared that her attire was nonetheless within the works for trend’s greatest evening as a result of the match needed to be actual.

“It really depends if I fit into my dress, so I hope I’m going,” she mentioned. “I think it will be up to the last minute because it can’t be tailored, so I have to fit into it like exactly.”

Only two weeks later, Kardashian and boyfriend Pete Davidson have been noticed in Orlando, Florida, visiting the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum, the place the enduring dress Monroe wore whereas singing “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy is saved, in accordance with The Sun.

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Actress Marilyn Monroe sings “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden in 1962.

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There was even a Reddit thread devoted to speculating about what Kardashian would put on, with some suggesting that Monroe’s high-profile dress aligns with this year’s white-tie “Glided Glamour” dress code.

Monroe’s dress turned well-known after her breathy, seductive tackle “Happy Birthday” at a fundraiser for Kennedy and the Democratic National Committee in 1962.

Kardashian is aware of tips on how to create some severe buzz along with her earlier Met Gala appears, together with final year’s extensively memed Balenciaga “shadow” ensemble and her jaw-dropping, barely-there corseted latex dress worn in 2019.

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