- Jared Leto pulled as much as the 2023 Met Gala dressed as Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette.
- The costume comprised a fluffy white go well with with a cat head, full with Choupette’s child blue eyes.
- Different celebrities like Doja Cat and Lil Nas X additionally channeled the feline with cat-inspired costumes.
Whereas celebrities confirmed as much as the 2023 Met Gala in elegant jewels and ballgowns, Jared Leto confirmed up dressed as a big white cat.
In a homage to the late dressmaker Karl Lagerfeld, who impressed this 12 months’s theme — “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence” — Leto pulled as much as the pink carpet dressed as Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette.
The costume comprised a fluffy white go well with with a faux cat head, full with Choupette’s child blue eyes.
The actor’s fluffy costume delighted different celebrities on the pink carpet, together with Anne Hathaway, who rushed as much as hug Leto.
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Even after Leto’s wardrobe change, the place he become a black costume with a bejeweled cape, he continued to carry the cat’s head with him. Discuss present host Jimmy Fallon was seen giving the cat’s head an affectionate kiss on the nostril.
Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, and Kendall Jenner additionally posed for an image with Leto-as-Choupette.
Lagerfeld adopted his famed Birman cat in 2011 when she was a 10-week-old kitten. She now has a following of 178,000 on Instagram, and is represented by Lucas Bérullier, of My Pet Company, in Paris, per The New York Instances.
Leto was not the one attendee to indicate up in feline garb. True to her title, Doja Cat channeled Choupette in an ornate white robe with cat ears, full with prosthetics to make her options seem extra cat-like.
And Lil Nas X blinded audiences by sporting simply underwear and portray his entire physique silver, with whisker-shaped jewels caught on his face. He additionally sported lengthy talon-like nail extensions.
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Choupette has led a lavish life, flying in Lagerfeld’s personal jet and consuming from Goyard plates, per The Instances.
Whereas it was rumored that she would inherit the designer’s wealth after his loss of life in 2019, a report by Bloomberg mentioned that she wouldn’t be getting it instantly.
Choupette additionally didn’t make it to the Met Gala, opting to “keep peacefully & cozy at dwelling,” per an Instagram submit on Monday.
“We pay tribute to my Daddy day-after-day since his parting and we’re very moved to see yet one more day devoted to him,” the submit’s caption learn.
Representatives for Leto and Choupette didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s requests for remark despatched exterior common enterprise hours.