Tuechicken Marilyn Monroe attended John F. Kennedy A 45th birthday party at New York’s Madison Square Garden on May 19, 1962, the anxiety, sadness, and pills taken to prevent such depression had already had a very negative effect on the 35-year-old actress.
The icing on the cake was her famous romances with the Kennedy brothers, John and Robert.
Between August 4 and 5, 1962, one of the most recognizable women in the world and one of the most recognized sex symbols in history. was found dead at her home in Brentwood.
The causes of her death point to a possible suicide, a product of her depression and self-destruction.
Wrong Kardashian message
A few days ago, Kim Kardashian chose for this year Met Gala Jean-Louis the dress Marilyn Monroe wore that evening at Madison Square Garden, which was interpreted as a calculated and confusing message.
Add to that a terrible blond hairdo and an urgent desire to lose weight so you can wear the iconic dress for terrible and wrong reasons.
That night in 1962 in New York Monroe arrived at the fundraiser in a dress that was largely hidden behind a white ermine coat, but when she stepped onto the stage, she ditched the coat with style and flair that was unique to her and showed off her customized Jean Louis creation.
The sheer nude backless bodycon dress was inspired by a Bob Mackie sketch. In addition to Marilyn Monroe’s legendary beauty, thousands of hand-sewn crystals ensured that all eyes were on the Hollywood star. The dress was so tight that it had to be sewn in before she appeared.
One of Marilyn’s last performances
The dress also holds special significance, as Marilyn Monroe died just three months later, and this was one of her last public appearances.
The ensemble was sold in 2016 at Julien’s for $4.81 million and is currently owned by Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
A bespoke dress cost Marilyn Monroe about $1,440 in 1962.