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Kim Kardashian revives Liz Taylor's high fashion look

Last updated on: October 20, 2011 16:50 IST

Kim Kardashian revives Liz Taylor's high fashion look

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Kim Kardashian looked stunning in her black and white gown at the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation Ball for cancer research in New York City.

The newlywed channelled Elizabeth Taylor's high fashion look on the red carpet, simply dripping with diamonds and jewels and covered up with a black fur stole.

On the occasion, Kardashian also spoke about her newly married life and husband Kris Humphries, who was not present at the event.

'Marriage is great,' Radar Online quoted her as saying. 'Kris is a really good guy and we're so happy.'

Kim also revealed that this party was important to her as she got an opportunity to honour her father, Robert Kardashian who died in 2003. 'I'm here honoring my dad and I'm so happy to be a part of this event.'

Kardashian did not forget to promote her brother Rob Kardashian at the event. 'I don't want to pass up this opportunity to ask everyone to vote for my brother on Dancing with the Stars!' she added.


Image: Getty Images/Andrew H Walker

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Leading medical expert claims lifting MJ's chin could have saved his life

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A leading anaesthesiologist told the jury at the manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician Dr Conrad Murray, that the late singer's life could have been saved had his chin been lifted.
 
Dr Steven Shafer, an Ivy League professor, said that lifting the chin of a patient under anaesthetic to clear the airwaves should be the first thing a doctor tries to revive someone who has stopped breathing.
 
The jury in the trial of Murray at the Los Angeles Superior Court was also shown a dramatic video re-enacting how the singer stopped breathing after taking a deadly cocktail of drugs to help him sleep.
 
Shafer claimed that Murray didn't try the life-saving technique after the late Billy Jean singer stopped breathing at his home.
 
'The most likely thing that happened was that his airways were obstructed. Michael Jackson was trying to breath but his tongue got stuck in the back of his throat,' the Daily Mail quoted Shafer as saying.
 
'A simple chin lift or the use of an instrument to move the tongue may well have been all that was needed to save his life. Michael Jackson died because he stopped breathing -- that is expected when you administer intravenous sedatives. You just have to open the airways so oxygen can get through,' he added.
 
Shafer, a world expert in Propofol, said that he was giving evidence for free at the trial because he wanted to defend the reputation of other doctors.


Image: Michael Jackson
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