Kim Kardashian Received FAKE Marilyn Monroe Hair Locks from Ripley’s For Her MET GALA 2022, Claims Monroe Historian!

Kim Kardashian was reportedly presented with fake locks of Marilyn Monroe’s golden hair, during her visit to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum

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Kim Kardashian Received FAKE Marilyn Monroe Hair Locks from Ripley’s For Her MET GALA 2022, Claims Monroe Historian!
Kim Kardashian sparked controversy as she sported Marilyn Monroe's golden gown for her appearance at MET GALA 2022. However, now, a new controversy has erupted! 

As per Monroe historian Scott Fortner, Kim Kardashian was reportedly presented with fake locks of Monroe’s golden hair, during her visit to the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum in Orlando, Florida. He corroborated the argument by providing proof about the same. 



On Friday, May 6, Fortner who is the owner of the website TheMarilynMonroeCollection.com, questioned the authenticity of the historical keepsake Ripley's provided Kardashian before her appearance at the Met Gala last week.

The Monroe historian wrote on Instagram, "News Alert: Marilyn Monroe Hair Gifted to Kardashian by Ripley’s is Fake." 


He also posted a screenshot of another strand of Kardashian's hair that was discovered in her Met Galas dressing room. The hair given to Kim was allegedly cut from Monroe's hair by legendary hairdresser Robert Champion before her historic performance on President John F. Kennedy's birthday. 

Fortner claimed that Kenneth Battelle, not Robert Champion, had trimmed the hair, and he provided confirmation by posting a receipt from a beauty parlour, reported Meaww. 



Kardashian was stumped as a museum employee gave her the locks of hair, secured in a circular metal case, in a video posted by Ripley's on Instagram last Tuesday, May 3. 

The same clip was published on Fortner's Instagram page, along with a screenshot from Ripley's outlining the hair's origins and what he claims is a receipt from the hair salon that worked on Monroe's coif in 1962. 

Image Source: Instagram/kardashiansjennersargentina/marilynmonroefiend