Kim Kardashian Dons Well-known Marilyn Monroe Costume At The 2022 Met Gala

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

Earlier than the “The Kardashians” star hit the carpet, sleuths throughout social media had been debating the prospect of catching Kardashian within the robe on account of some not-so-subtle hints she dropped about this yr’s occasion.

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson attend The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Trend” at The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork on Could 02, 2022, in New York Metropolis. (Photograph by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Pictures)

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Final month throughout an interview with “Entry Hollywood,” she shared that her apparel was nonetheless within the works for vogue’s greatest evening as a result of the match needed to be precise.

“It actually relies upon if I match into my costume, so I hope I’m going,” she mentioned. “I believe it is going to be as much as the final minute as a result of it will possibly’t be tailor-made, so I’ve to suit into it like precisely.”

Solely two weeks later, Kardashian and boyfriend Pete Davidson had been noticed in Orlando, Florida, visiting the Ripley’s Imagine It or Not! museum, the place the enduring costume Monroe wore whereas singing “Comfortable Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy is saved, in accordance with The Solar.

Actress Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden in 1962.
Actress Marilyn Monroe sings “Comfortable Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Sq. Backyard 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 costume aligns with this yr’s white-tie “Glided Glamour” costume code.

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

Kardashian is aware of learn how to create some severe buzz together with her earlier Met Gala appears to be like, together with final yr’s broadly memed Balenciaga “shadow” ensemble and her jaw-dropping, barely-there corseted latex costume worn in 2019.

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