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Cardi B’s Met Gala debut left the internet breathless

All hail Queen Cardi.


Christine Friar


Published May 8, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 4:26 pm CDT

It’s safe to say that 2018 has so far been the year of Cardi B, which means she had big expectations to fill for her first-ever Met Gala in her hometown of New York City Monday night. The annual event, co-hosted by Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, invites pop culture’s biggest celebrities to dress up in a museum-oriented theme and attend a huge gala party in conjunction with an exhibit. Over the years, it’s come to be one of Hollywood’s biggest (and most daring) fashion nights.

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Luckily, the rapper knocked it out of the park. Cardi currently has nine simultaneous songs on the Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, a baby on the way, and “came through drippin” in head-to-toe Moschino with designer Jeremy Scott on her arm.

Fans on Twitter were impressed by her interpretation of the night’s “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” theme, to say the least:

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She even managed to squeeze in a photo-op squashing beef rumors between her and fellow New Yorker Nicki Minaj:

Queen Cardi reigns on.

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*First Published: May 8, 2018, 10:17 am CDT