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Inside the Met Gala: Glitter, glamour and 275,000 pink roses

May. 03, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Met Galas, he’s been to a few. But James Corden, schmoozing at this year’s cocktail reception, looked around and pronounced that this might be his favorite yet. “Classy,” he explained. “It just feels really classy.” The TV host waved his...

Met Gala: Kardashian as Monroe, a gilded Blake Lively

May. 03, 2022 04:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian shut down the Met Gala red carpet Monday in one of Marilyn Monroe's most iconic dresses, a gold-beaded body hugger Monroe wore when she sexily sang happy birthday to President John F. Kennedy 60 years ago. Kardashian had to lose 16 pounds to fit into...

Met Gala returns: A guide to fashion's big night

May. 02, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It started in 1948 as a society midnight supper, and it wasn’t even at the Met. Fast forward 70-plus years, and the Met Gala is something totally different, one of the most photographed events in the world for its head-spinning red carpet — though the famous...

Met gala exhibit examines American fashion, frame by frame

May. 02, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a legendary film director like Martin Scorsese, the assignment was a daunting one. Take one of the famous American period rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and make essentially a one-frame movie with no camera: a tableau, not a film, but using your...

Regina King, Ryan Reynolds among co-hosts of Met Gala in May

Mar. 17, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Lin-Manuel Miranda will serve as co-chairs of the Met Gala, returning to its traditional berth on the first Monday in May. The May 2 evening is actually the second star-studded gala after the annual fundraiser for the...

Jennifer Hudson wins top honor at 53rd NAACP Image Awards

Feb. 26, 2022 23:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Hudson was named entertainer of the year at the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color. After Hudson accepted the award Saturday night, the singer-actor thanked the NAACP for inspiring “little girls...