Fashion sweetheart Zendaya declines Met Gala invite again and blames her busy schedule: ‘Your girl should work’
Too Busy: Fashion darling Zendaya, pictured here at Euphoria event in Los Angeles on April 20, declined an invitation to the Met Gala for the third year in a row
Fashion darling Zendaya will not be attending the Met Gala for the second year in a row.
The Euphoria star will skip the annual fashion fundraiser at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City again this year, due to her busy schedule.
‘I hate to disappoint my fans here, but I’m going to work,’ the 25-year-old actress told Extra. Your girl should work and make some movies… I wish everyone good luck.
The Spider-Man: No Way Home star promised to deliver some gorgeous red carpet fashion until she returns to the party she hasn’t attended since 2019.
I vowed: “I will continue to procreate in other ways.”
Zendaya will be busy filming her role as Tashi in Luca Guadagnino’s upcoming tennis drama, The Challengers.
The screen star was busy filming the teen drama HBO Euphoria when the party took place in September 2021.
At the time, Zendaya said: “My fans are going to be very upset with me. Unfortunately I will not be able to attend as I will be working for Euphoria.
The Emmy winner last walked the Met in 2019 in a costume inspired by the classic Disney Cinderella and designed by Tommy Hilfiger.
The 2020 concert has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and she did not attend the event in 2021.
Cinderella Moment: The last time Zendaya wore the steps of the Met in 2019 in a classic Disney-inspired Tommy Hilfiger costume.
The 2022 Met Gala – which will resume its tradition on the first Monday in May – has a theme in America: fashion anthologies and a dress code of “gilded glamor”.
Organizers—including co-chairs Blake Lively, her husband Ryan Reynolds, Regina King, and Lin-Manuel Manuel—asked guests to ‘personify the grandeur’ of the 1870s and 1890s, which boasted figures such as John D. Rockefeller and J.P. Morgan Cornelius Vanderbilt. Last year’s fundraiser celebrated the “In America: The Fashion Glossary” theme.