Brawls, Meltdowns & Marriage Proposals! The Most Shocking Met Gala Moments In History
The Met Gala is all about fashion, but the star-studded event also serves as an outlet for Hollywood's biggest names to come let their hair down and cause a stir. The A-list bash has been the site of many unforgettable celebrity moments! Click through RadarOnline.com's gallery to get a glimpse inside the most jaw-dropping moments in Met Gala history.
Who could forget back in 2004 when Donald Trump proposed to Melania at the Met Gala. It was 14 years ago that the president, then still a reality TV host, proposed to the first lady.
Or when Kim Kardashian showed up to the 2013 Met Gala eight months pregnant wearing this questionable dress.
In 2014, video surfaced of Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law, Jay Z in an elevator after the Met Gala. The duo are said to have since made up.
When Sarah Jessica Parker arrived in a flaming headdress.
Oopsies! Hayden Panettiere tripped and fell down the stairs in front of everyone at the 2014 Met Gala.
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Rihanna turned dinner into a literal runway, stepping onto a nearby dinner table to perform the last few songs of her performance.
Nicki Minaj threw some major side eye at Demi Lovato, who swore to never attend the event after she claimed the rapper's rudeness made her want to relapse.
That same year, Kanye kaused kontroversy when he showed up to the event wearing piercing blue contacts. This caused a stir with some — particularly people familiar with black history and the community's relationship to white beauty standards — read West's contacts as a reification of an old, problematic ideal. "There's too much history behind black people and blue eyes lol. So I'm really struggling with Kanye's look," wrote one fan on Twitter.
Hiddleswift is born during a dance-off at the 2016 Met Gala. Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston’s summer romance got its start when the pair was captured on camera flirtatiously shimmying at the Temple of Dendur.
In 2017, Jaden Smith caused a stir after he brought his chopped dreadlocks as his plus one to the star-studded event. "Since I couldn't bring my sister as a date, I brought my old hair," he said in a red carpet interview.
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