Final month, the fact star and trainee barrister courted controversy when she attended the occasion in an previous Marilyn Monroe robe, revealing on the crimson carpet she’d dropped 16 kilos in three weeks for the occasion.
She additionally spoke concerning the excessive measures she took with the intention to drop greater than a stone in such a brief house of time, for which she confronted a variety of criticism on social media.
Nevertheless, Kim has now defended having spoken concerning the weight reduction in an interview with the New York Occasions, evaluating herself to actors who change their look for roles.
“To me it was like, ‘OK, Christian Bale can do it for a film function and that’s acceptable.’ Even Renée Zellweger gained weight for a job. It’s all the identical to me,” she stated.
“I wasn’t saying, ‘Hey everybody, why don’t you go lose this weight in a brief time period?’”
She additionally insisted that she “didn’t do something unhealthy” to lose the load in query.
The costume in query was worn by Marilyn Monroe when she famously sang “Joyful Birthday To You” to JFK in 1962.
Kim beforehand stated she misplaced the load as Marilyn’s costume – which had been on show at Ripley’s Imagine It Or Not – couldn’t be altered.
After strolling the crimson carpet, Kim slipped into a duplicate of the costume for the remainder of the night.
She was later gifted a lock of Marilyn’s hair after sporting the robe, which was as soon as once more met with criticism.
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