Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr. President' Dress Sold for $4.8 Million

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Transcript for Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr. President' Dress Sold for $4.8 Million
Happy Friday, tgif and it is a moment in American pop culture that will always be remembered. Marilyn Monroe singing to JFK as he celebrated his 45th birthday. Remember that curve hugging dress she wore? It's making headlines. The stunning gown which was so tight it had to be sewn on to her body put on the auction block. It went for $4.8 million. Oh, come on. Happened at Julian's auctionness Los Angeles. The lucky buyer Ripley's believe it or not, believe it or not, so you can all enjoy it. The dress has 2500 hand sewn crystal, a presale estimate of 3 million. The final sale price makes it the most expensive dress ever sold at auction surpassing another Marilyn iconic dress, that white number -- That blew up. In "The seven-year itch" that went for $4.6 million in 2011. 9.4 million between two dresses. Ripley's dit but like you said everybody gets a chance to enjoy it. Also in "Pop news" this morning, an amazing art discovery. This painting that you're about to see by Freida calou only martially completed has finally resurfaced about to hit the auction block expected to fetch up to an estimated $2 million. I guarantee you it goes over that. It was discovered in the private California collection of a woman who worked for kahlo in the '50s and was believed to be a gift from the artist's husband as a thank you. The woman now in her 90s took it to California where it hung unnoticed for 60 years. The discovery so staggering because the Mexican government has been protecting her paintings forbidding their export. "The girl with a necklace" was paymented by her when she was 22. Said that kh wlchlt O probably kept it until her death. All that making it more desirable. Priceless. I'm excited to see where that trades and then he's back. My man, John Mayer releasing his first single in two years. This one is called "Love on the weekend." I believe it was written for U. John and I, the first line of his song has us saying tgif. Listen up ??? it's a Friday we finally made it I can't believe I get to see your face ??? I can't believe I get to see your face too, John. The singer unveiling the song during a Facebook live yesterday. It's a great song, check it out. Also saying that with the 2017 release of his album the search for everything he has more music coming. Yes. Than he's ever put out in one year. Mayor calls it a mix tape of everything that inspires him and all the styles that he's made before and that sounds pretty darned good to us. Tgif. Anything else you want to say to John. Hello, John. How are you doing? No, I'm good. I'm good. We're good. Thank you, Lara. Coming up before you jump

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