Actuality TV star Kim Kardashian was given a faux lock of Marilyn Monroe’s hair, claimed by an professional of the Hollywood icon. Scott Fortner, a historian and collector of the ‘Some Like It Sizzling’ star, refuted that Kim was offered with an actual piece of Marilyn’s hair by Ripley’s ‘Consider It Or Not’. This comes after they offered the 41-year-old Kim with a “silver field that contained an precise lock of Marilyn’s iconic platinum hair” at a becoming for her have a look at the 2022 Met Gala; the sparkly nude phantasm robe, designed by Bob Mackie, which the ‘Gentleman Choose Blondes’ star wore to serenade President John F. Kennedy on his forty fifth birthday in 1962.
Fortner, the collector of ‘The Marilyn Monroe Assortment’, responded to the corporate’s Instagram submit with a reality examine. He wrote, “Information Alert: Marilyn Monroe Hair Gifted to Kardashian by Ripley’s is Pretend.”
Referencing Ripley’s personal web site, Scott identified alleged falsehoods offered, resembling a screenshot of an article that promised “an unique look” of Kim preparing said that the lock of hair “has been authenticated by John Reznikoff” and that it was chopped off by hairstylist Robert Champion. ALSO READ:
Fortner believed that Monroe’s stylist on that night time was Kenneth Battelle and defined his reasoning with a receipt.
He wrote within the caption, “One might assume the hair given to KK was a part of this lot of hair that was lower by Robert Champion, simply previous to her MSG efficiency.”
“Information Flash: Robert Champion didn’t lower and magnificence Marilyn’s hair for the JFK gala. It was truly the one and solely ‘Mr. Kenneth’ who had the honours,” he continued his argument.
“Battelle is answerable for Marilyn’s well-known coiffure from that night time, as documented by a receipt from Lilly Dache Magnificence Salon.”
Fortner has since spoken out about Kim’s resolution to sport the gown on the Anna Wintour deliberate bash for the reason that gown was made to “exactly match each curve” of Marilyn’s body.
“Whereas I perceive the attraction of eager to put on such an iconic robe, it could actually’t be dismissed or missed that anybody aside from Marilyn Monroe carrying the well-known ‘Pleased Birthday Mr. President’ gown could be trigger for concern for a number of causes,” he mentioned.
“The gown was custom-made for Marilyn Monroe. She stood nude as the material for the gown was actually sculpted to her physique to exactly match each curve. The material, which is a flesh-colored souffle gauze imported from France, was layered strategically so she would not must put on undergarments,” he concluded.