She said, “It was impossible for me to go.” “It was very important to me that I reach this goal. 

Kim was accompanied by her boyfriend on May 2. Pete DavidsonMet Gala Steps in New York Bob Mackie dress Marilyn wore when she sang “Happy Birthday Mr. President” to John F. Kennedy in 1962. 

Following the event, Kim was criticized for her rapid weight loss and for wearing the historic garment on the red carpet. Kim appeared to address the controversy about her dress on Instagram Story a few days later, posting, “Be teachable.” Be open. Sometimes you’re wrong. 

Kim spoke at the event. Vogue Her experience of losing weight in order to wear the gown fit was “such an obstacle,” she said. “I was determined to fit.” 

Since the dress, which was on loan from the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum in Orlando, Fla., was unable to be altered, Kim embarked on a complex fitness routine in order to fit for the event, she told the outlet.

She said, “I would put on a sauna suit at least twice daily, go for a run on the treadmill and eat only the best vegetables and proteins.” Although I didn’t go hungry, it was hard to be strict. 

Kim said that she was finally allowed to wear the shirt and it brought her tears of joy.