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Ripley’s slams claims Kardashian ruined Monroe gown



The dress that had everyone talking during this year’s Met Gala is again making headlines

Kim Kardashian was dressed in Marilyn Monroe’s famous dress, which was originally worn while singing Happy Birthday to John F Kennedy in 1962.

But in Instagram photos shared by the account of Marilyn Monroe’s collection, the dress was returned heavily damaged.

The profile posted a side by side photo of before and after the iconic dress was worn, with the latest image showing tears, missing and hanging crystals and stretched material.

‘Ripleys Believe It Or Not’ says “great care was taken to preserve this piece of pop culture history” with “no alterations” made to the dress and Kim changing “into a replica after the red carpet”.

The U.S museum has denied claims that an iconic Marilyn Monroe gown was left damaged.

A Ripley executive says “From the bottom of the Met steps, where Kim got into the dress, to the top where it was returned, the dress was in the same condition it started in,”

Ripley’s said that a condition report from 2017 stated “a number of the seams are pulled and worn.

The iconic number is now estimated to be worth more than $10 million.


Meet Purple – the new M&M “spokescandy” character



Mars has introduced its first new M&M character in more than a decade

The new purple “spokescandy” is a peanut M&M designed to represent acceptance and inclusivity

Purple joins the other classics like Red and Yellow.

Mars says the character’s “charm and quirky nature” comes from her “keen self-awareness, authenticity and confidence”

Mars redesigned its M&M characters earlier this year after facing criticism for Green’s sexy characterization

In announcing Purple, Mars put out an ad with the character singing an original song, “I’m Just Gonna Be Me.” 

Mars says one dollar from every stream of Purple’s song will be donated to a nonprofit arts company.

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Why is Trump suing CNN?



Former U.S. President Donald Trump is suing CNN for defamation

Trump is taking his vengeance to the Federal Court in Florida.

He alleges CNN has sought to use its massive influence to defeat him politically.

The former president is seeking 475 million dollars in punitive damages, according to the lawsuit.

Trump has previously said he will be commencing actions against other media outlets who defrauded the public during the 2020 election.

His attorney’s believe there was a smear campaign, including commentary that he is a cult leader and a racist.

Of course, defamation cases are hard to win. Public figures have to prove that journalists acted with malice.

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Why Beatles’ legend Ringo Starr cancelled a concert



Beatles’ legend Ringo Starr cancelled a concert after falling ill.

The 82-year-old drummer was supposed to perform with his All-Starr band in the U.S.

In a statement shared by the venue in Michigan, Starr’s team says the drummer did not have Covid but the illness affected his voice.

The casino says “Ringo is sick and was hoping he could carry on, hence the late decision, but it has affected his voice so tonight’s show, scheduled to begin in a few hours is cancelled.”

Saturday night’s cancelled shows was already a rescheduled date from this June after Starr band members were diagnosed with Covid.

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