“Please Stop Supporting These Stupid, Harmful Celebrities:” People Call Out Unhealthy Beauty Stereotypes Being Promoted At The Met Gala After Kim K Crash-Diets To Fit Into Marilyn Monroe’s Dress

One of the biggest fundraising nights in the New York City Met Gala seemed to spread quite the wrong message for many this year. The event, regarded as the world’s most prestigious event in the fashion industry, received major backlash online for promoting unhealthy beauty standards.

One of the most anticipated guests of the night, an icon in the fashion industry, Kim Kardashian, showed up to the fundraiser wearing an original Marilyn Monroe dress she wore to President John F. Kennedy’s birthday celebration in 1962. Kim admitted losing 16 pounds in just 3 weeks to fit into the dress, now valued at over $10 million.

Many people, including celebrities, felt that going on a crash diet just to fit into a dress for one night was too extreme and promoted unhealthy dieting. The “Riverdale” actress Lili Reinhart went on to her social media to call out the “stupid, harmful celebrities” taking extreme measures to “fit in a f***ing dress.” Although Lili didn’t mention any name, the followers interpreted that Lili referred to Kim Kardashian.

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Kim Kardashian came to the Met Gala wearing the same dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in 1962

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This is how Marilyn Monroe looked in it 60 years ago

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Kim revealed that she had to lose 16 pounds in just 3 weeks to fit into the iconic dress, saying “it was such a challenge”

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Kim K’s efforts weren’t left unnoticed and drew loads of attention

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Drastic dieting really stuck out to body positivity advocate Lili Reinhart who has previously raised matters about body image and its effects on mental health

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The actress didn’t hide her disgust with the situation

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Lili also stressed the importance of speaking up and “calling out toxic behavior” in the industry

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Lili’s words seemed to hit home for many people

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Some folks thought that the matter received too much unnecessary attention as extreme dieting is something actors do all the time

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People Post Their Reactions To Elon Musk’s Daughter Fully Cutting Ties With Her Father After Coming Out As Transgender (14 posts)

Elon Musk can’t stay away from drama, can’t he? With the Twitter takeover, all Tesla employees have to return to the office drama, involvement in the Amber Heard case, and now this… this is the life of the rich and famous, we suppose. Entertaining for us? Yes. Much fun for him? Not really.

Those who’ve been following the news already know that one of Musk’s children filed the paperwork required for a name change, recognition of a change of gender, and the issuance of a new birth certificate. The teenager filed the paperwork with a Santa Monica court in April, shortly after her birthday.

“Gender identity and the fact that I no longer live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape or form,” was the official reason the teenager stated in a petition. Billionaire and Justine Wilson’s daughter decided to legally change her name to Vivian Jenna Wilson, adopting her mother’s previous last name, ultimately cutting ties with her biological father, Elon Musk.

Reactions to and discussions about this entire situation have been flooding the internet. To see how the whole situation played out, scroll below and leave a comment with your own thoughts.

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Elon Musk’s daughter revealed she identifies as a trans woman in a name change application she filed in April

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As she adopts her mother Justine Musk’s maiden name, she will now go by Vivian Jenna Wilson

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The reason for the petition was shared online along with the official document

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While Musk has not yet reacted, he has tweeted some transphobic remarks in the recent past

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People began criticizing Musk for his transphobia, and this is what they had to say about it

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Some Twitter users responded to those who had criticized Vivian for her actions

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Others offered unconditional support to the 18-year-old

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