A mystery celebrity was spotted being carried out of The Carlyle hotel wrapped up head to toe, leaving everyone curious about who could be inside the strange bundle. Social media was soon flooded with guesses and speculations as people tried to figure out the identity of the wrapped celebrity.
One bystander even tweeted footage of the arrival, claiming that it was Rihanna, while others were convinced it was Doja Cat.
"That's def Doja," said one Twitter user, while another added, "If this is not Doja then this Lady Gaga idk."
Doja Cat in her cat costume in The Met Gala 2023
Despite the various guesses, the identity of the wrapped celebrity remained a mystery, leaving some social media users completely baffled by the whole thing. "WHO THE HELL," someone tweeted, while another joked that it looked like a "Chanel mummy."
The Met Gala, which is an annual fundraising gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is famous for its guests' red carpet arrival, where they're expected to go all out. This year's theme was "Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty," in honor of the late German fashion designer who passed away in February 2019.
Vogue editor-in-chief Dame Anna Wintour, who co-chairs the event, paid tribute to her friend Karl Lagerfeld and spoke about his contributions to the fashion industry. "Karl was just so creative, so visionary... (he) invented so many things and at the same time I think was intrinsically the chicest designer that you can ever imagine," she said.
As the night progressed, more celebritiesarrived on the red carpet, showcasing their unique interpretations of the theme. Some opted for elegant gowns while others went for more daring and unconventional looks. Regardless of their fashion choices, everyone at the Met Gala 2023 was there to celebrate fashion and honor one of the industry's greatest designers.
The Met Gala is not only a glamorous event, but it's also a fundraising event that benefits the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Every year, the Met Gala raises millions of dollars to preserve and showcase iconic pieces of fashion in history.
Speaking about the event, Anna Wintour said, "The Met Gala is all about celebrating fashion, and it's wonderful to see so many people come together to support such an important cause."
The mystery celebrity's arrival may have left everyone guessing, but it also added to the excitement and anticipation surrounding the Met Gala 2023. As the night continued, guests continued to showcase their creativity and individuality, proving once again that the Met Gala is not just an event but a celebration of fashion and art.
The identity of the wrapped celebrity may never be revealed, but that only adds to the mystery and allure of the Met Gala, an event that has become a staple in the fashion industry and a platform for creativity and innovation.