Opinion: The Met Gala’s Opulence Is Always Gross. This Year, It’s Obscene.

June 22, 2024

Once again, the first Monday in May is fast approaching, the moment we annually find ourselves beset by the Met Gala. Zendaya during the Met Gala in 2019. Timothée Chalamet attends the Met Gala in 2021. New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Tracey Collins at the Met Gala in 2022. Now, as much as this might seem like one long grouse-fest, even I think the Met Gala offers some moments for fun to interrupt the endless doom-scroll that is our times.