After days of outrage on the Internet over whether or not Kim Kardashian broken Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress by carrying it to the Met Gala earlier this year
Ripley’s Believe It or Not stepped in to squash the claim. A representative for Kardashian declined to comment.
The theory that Kardashian broken the dress — which Monroe wore 60 years earlier while serenading President John F. Kennedy with a birthday song
Traces to ChadMichael Morrisette, a collector who photographed the gown earlier this week at the Ripley’s location in Los Angeles after spotting what he believed to be new damage to the garment.
The decision to loan Kardashian the frock for the May 2 gala helping the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute drew the ire of textile conservators and fashion historians was risky.
The dress was too small in parts, according to Kardashian, who stated she adhered to a strict diet afterward so the garment would fit in time for the Met Gala.
Kardashian told Vogue she was “extremely respectful to the dress and what it reflects to American history.”
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