Kim Kardashian compared her rapid weight loss to acting.
The 41-year-old reality star revealed she lost 16 pounds in three weeks to fit into a dress once worn by the late Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe during her Met Gala appearance in May 2022, and compared it to Christian Bale. who lost 56 pounds in four months. months for his role in The Machinist.
She said, “For me, it was like, ‘OK, Christian Bale can do it for a movie role, and that’s acceptable.’ Even Renee Zellweger gained weight for the role. I don’t care. I didn’t say, “Hi everyone, why don’t you lose weight in a short amount of time?”
The Kardashian star, who has North eight, Saint six, Chicago four, and Psalm three with rap star Kanye West and is now dating Saturday Night Live alum Pete Davison, added that it was just an “important goal” year for her, and she admitted that if she hadn’t been able to lose weight, she would have missed the event altogether.
She told The New York Times, “It was just important for me to achieve that goal. [If I hadn’t lost the weight]I just couldn’t leave, which wouldn’t matter.”
Speaking at the event itself, Kim, who wore the original dress in which Marilyn sang “Happy Birthday” to then President John F. Kennedy back in 1961 for just a few minutes on the red carpet before changing into a replica, explained that while she “do not starve” to cope with stress, she followed a “strict” diet.
She said, “It’s either this or nothing. I didn’t starve myself, but I was so strict.”