Iconic photo that left Kim Kardashian in tears


The reality star famously wore a floral-print gown to the 2013 ceremony while pregnant with daughter North, now 6.

Kimye at the 2013 Met Gala. Picture: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The Huffington PostSource:Getty Images

And she admits the negative feedback left her down in the dumps, reports The Sun.

She told Vogue: “I think Robin Williams even tweeted it, said I looked like Mrs. Doubtfire.

“I was crying the whole way home because I just couldn’t believe it.”

She added: “I was very pregnant, very puffy and bloated, and I was like, ‘Oh god, of course the first time I go I’m gonna be huge!

“Kanye (West) was performing so I wasn’t actually invited, I was just Kanye’s plus one. And that was OK with me because I never really dreamt I would be at the Met Ball.

“I know no one really probably wanted me there at the time.”

West and Kardashian at the 2019 Met Gala. Picture: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue

West and Kardashian at the 2019 Met Gala. Picture: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/VogueSource:Getty Images

Kardashian says she actually wanted to wear a black version of the dress, but Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci – who was also dressing West – persuaded her against it.

She said: “We chose a really stretchy fabric because I would be growing, and we wanted to make sure that alterations were easy and it was comfortable.

“I was like, ‘I think I should just do the black version’, and Riccardo was like, ‘No, c’mon, we have to do the floral’.

“Riccardo said afterwards, ‘What do you give a woman who is pregnant? You send her flowers’.

“I could never really speak up at that point because I so shy and just wanted to make everybody happy!”

However, she admits she did have two stars who approved of her outfit – Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen: “I just remember the Olsen twins came up to me and loved my outfit and my gloves, so none of the critics mattered because the Olsen twins approve!”

This article originally appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission



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