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Kim Kardashian (41) tried to become Marilyn Monroe for a few hours at the

MET gala

, but her famous and voluminous butt played tricks on her.

Despite undergoing a strict diet and donning a

sauna dress

to lose seven kilos in three weeks, she was unable to button up the iconic dress in which the actress sang

Happy Birthday Mr. President

to John F. Kennedy in 1962. Marilyn She was also curvaceous, but not as curvy as Kim, who in recent years has developed a silhouette with a small waist but prominent hips and an exaggerated rear.

A video that has been released this Wednesday shows Kardashian's assistants trying to adjust the

historic dress

, but they did not succeed.

The

influencer

had to wear it with a

white fur coat that she wore as a shawl and covered her butt

.

Minutes later she changed to wear a

replica of the original

that, this time, did fit her body perfectly.

And it is that, apart from sizes, the star of the Kardashian clan had to accept several conditions to wear the iconic garment, such as the commitment

not to put on any cream

that could stain the fabric, and to wear it only on the red carpet and on the stairs of the MET.


In the video, posted by

TMZ

, Kim is seen panicking as her team struggles to take it on.

'OMG!

can we leave it open?

Question.

The dress was commissioned by Marilyn to designer

Jean-Louis

for the gala organized by the Democratic Party in New York's Madison Square Garden in May 1962, a few days before

John Fitzgerald Kennedy's 45th birthday.

It was made in a flesh color with

thousands of pieces of rhinestones

and became one of the most emblematic dresses of the actress from

Gentlemen, do you prefer blondes

because

it fitted her silhouette like a second skin

.

The garment was so tight that, according to legend,

it had to be sewn onto her body

before her performance before the president.

The dress is part of

Hollywood history

and holds the record for the highest price at auction: it

sold for $4.81 million

in 2016 and is on display at Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Museum of Orlando, Florida.

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