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Brawls, Meltdowns & Marriage Proposals! The Most Shocking Met Gala Moments In History

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May. 7 2018, Published 8:06 p.m. ET

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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.

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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.

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Or when Kim Kardashian showed up to the 2013 Met Gala eight months pregnant wearing this questionable dress.

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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.

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When Sarah Jessica Parker arrived in a flaming headdress.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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