Kim Kardashian’s dramatic weight loss did not stop after slipping off Marilyn Monroe’s dress.
The Kardashians star stopped by Today show on Tuesday where he talked about losing 16 pounds. within three weeks to wear Monroe’s iconic dress “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” at the Met Gala this year.
“I saw it as a role and I really wanted to wear this dress,” said the mother of four Today co-presented by Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb. “It was very important to me.”
But she has maintained weight loss since the May event, and has lost even more pounds.
“Since then, I have continued to eat really healthy,” said the 41-year-old Kardashian. “I’ve lost 21 kilos. Now. I’m not trying to lose more kilos, but I have more energy than ever. . “
“It actually taught me a lot about my lifestyle and my health,” he said.
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Kardashian had been shot because she lost so much weight in such a short time, but she said The New York Times earlier this month did not expect fans to follow in her footsteps.
“I was not saying ‘Hello everyone, why aren’t you going to lose that weight in such a short time?’ said Kardashian. “To me it was like, ‘Okay, Christian Bale can do it for a movie role, and that’s acceptable.’ Even Renee Zellweger took on a role. It’s the same for me. “
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Ever since she wore the Monroe dress, the reality star has also been criticized by fans who claimed she ruined Jean Louis’s historic toilet.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not !, the owner of the dress, denied that Kardashian had damaged the dress. “The dress was in the same condition it started,” said Ripley Vice President of Publications and Licensing Amanda Joiner – who was with the dress during its Orlando trip to New York and during the day. Met Gala – in a statement. earlier this month.
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On Today, Kardashian also denied that she hurt the dress in any way. “Ripley’s, we worked together so well,” he said of the experience. “There were pilots with gloves who put it on me.”
“It was such a process,” he recalls. “I appeared on the red carpet in a robe and slippers and put the dress on the bottom of the carpet. I climbed the stairs – I probably wore it for 3 minutes, 4 minutes. And then I changed [into a replica of the gown] right at the top of the stairs “.
She went on to say that she was happy to wear the dress that helped expose a whole new generation of fans to Monroe, who died in 1962.
“I was so happy to have this opportunity and that Ripley’s gave me the opportunity to share this moment so I can move on,” he said. “I respect her, I understand how much this dress means to American history, and the subject is American. I thought, ‘What’s more American than Marlyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday to the President of the United States?’ “
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Kardashian was open Today to promote its new 9-step skin care line.
“At my age, there is a lot that needs to be done to ensure that my skin is well groomed and I wanted to share exactly what I use,” the reality star told NBC Morning Show.
“I think you get to a place where you are calm with aging, and I am absolutely there, but I will do everything I can to make sure I look and feel better,” he added.