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Kim Kardashian Responds To Critics After Previous Comments About Met Gala Weight Loss


Last month, the reality star and trainee barrister courted controversy when she attended the event in an old Marilyn Monroe gown, revealing on the red carpet she’d dropped 16 pounds in three weeks for the event.

She also spoke about the extreme measures she took in order to drop more than a stone in such a short space of time, for which she faced a lot of criticism on social media.

However, Kim has now defended having spoken about the weight loss in an interview with the New York Times, comparing herself to actors who change their appearance for roles.

Kim at the Met Ball with her boyfriend Pete Davidson

“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,” she said.

“I wasn’t saying, ‘Hey everyone, why don’t you go lose this weight in a short period of time?’”

She also insisted that she “didn’t do anything unhealthy” to lose the weight in question.

The dress in question was worn by Marilyn Monroe when she famously sang “Happy Birthday To You” to JFK in 1962.

Kim previously said she lost the weight as Marilyn’s dress – which had been on display at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – could not be altered.

After walking the red carpet, Kim slipped into a replica of the dress for the rest of the evening.

She was later gifted a lock of Marilyn’s hair after sporting the gown, which was once again met with criticism.

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