Kim Kardashian’s sensational weight reduction didn’t stop after she got out of that Marilyn Monroe dress.
The Kardashians star came by the Today show on Tuesday where she drilled down into losing 16 lbs. in somewhere around three weeks to wear Monroe’s famous “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress to the Met Gala this year.
“I looked at it like a role and I really wanted to wear this dress,” the reality star told Today co-secures Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb. “It was really important to me.”
In any case, she’s kept up with the weight reduction since the May occasion, and, surprisingly, lost more pounds.
“Since then, afterwards, I continued to eat really healthy,” Kardashian, 41, said. “I’m down 21 lbs. now. I’m not trying to lose any more weight, but I have more energy than ever. I cut out so much sugar — a lot of junk food I was eating, I didn’t realize, like a lot of fried foods. And I just completely changed my lifestyle.”
“It actually taught me a lot about my lifestyle and my health,” she added.
The mother of four had experienced harsh criticism for losing such a lot of weight in such a short measure of time, yet told The New York Times recently that she wasn’t anticipating that fans should emulate her example.
“I wasn’t saying, ‘Hey everyone, why don’t you go lose this weight in a short period of time?'” Kardashian mentions. “To me it was like, ‘OK, Christian Bale can do it for a movie role and that is acceptable.’ Even Renée Zellweger gained weight for a role. It’s all the same to me.”
Since wearing the Monroe dress, tKim Kardashian additionally got analysis from fans who claimed she harmed the notable Jean Louis outfit.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, the proprietor of the article of clothing, has denied any harms to the dress were made by Kardashian. “The dress was in the same condition it started in,” Ripley’s VP of Publishing and Licensing Amanda Joiner — who was with the dress during its excursion from Orlando to New York as well as over the course of the day of the Met Gala — said in a proclamation recently.
On Today, Kardashian likewise denied hurting the dress in any capacity. “Ripley’s, we worked together so well,” she talk about their the experience. “There were handlers with gloves who put it on me.”
“It was such a process,” she said. “I showed up to the red carpet in a robe and slippers and I put the dress on on the bottom of the carpet. I went up the stairs — I probably had it on for 3 minutes, 4 minutes. And then I changed [into a replica of the gown] right at the top of the stairs.”
She proceeded to say that she was blissful wearing the outfit helped uncover an entirely different age of fans to Monroe, who passed on in 1962.
“I was so happy to have that opportunity and that Ripley’s gave me the opportunity to share this moment so that it could live on,” she said. “I respect her, I understand how much this dress means to American history, and the theme being American I thought, ‘What is more American than Marlyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday to the President of the United States?'”
Kim Kardashian was on Today to advertise her new 9-step skincare line.
“At my age, there’s a lot that goes into making sure my skin is well taken care of and I wanted to share exactly what I use,” Kim Kardashian said on the NBC morning show.
“I think you get to a place where you’re at peace with aging, and I’m totally there, but I will do everything I can to make sure I look and feel my best,” The Kardashian said.