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Met Gala 2023: Jared Leto showed up in a furry catsuit that looked like Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, and fans can’t stop making memes


American actor and musician Jared Leto paid tribute to late German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld by dressing up as his cat Choupette at the 2023 Met Gala. The 51-year-old is known for his crazy and quirky looks as he sported another intriguing look at this year’s Met ball, and the internet is full of memes and discussions about the whole look.

Jared Leto wears a fur suit at the 2023 Met Gala

Leto wore a white fur bodysuit on the red carpet at the most anticipated fashion event of the year. The blue-eyed Berman cat mascot suit has sparked surprising reactions from paparazzi as well as fans. Only when Leto removed the head of the giant cat did everyone find out who was dressed as the mysterious and mysterious white cat.

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He posed for photos while holding the cat suit top in his hand. This year’s theme is “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty” in honor of the late fashion designer, and Leto clearly knows how to follow an idea. He appeared as a cat in homage to Lagerfeld’s pet Choupette. But Leto wasn’t the only one dressed up as a cat. The actor faced competition from rapper Doja Cat who donned a prosthetic cat nose and wore an Oscar de la Renta hooded gown.

Doja’s dress had cat ears and she completed the look with different pieces of adorable jewellery. She posted pictures of her look on Instagram and tagged her entire team as well as the stylists. She captioned the set of photos, “[white heart emoji] salman_almutairiAlmajlliss [clicking camera emoji] jpwphoto. “

Meanwhile, netizens are enjoying making cat memes about Leto and Doja, here are a few of them. “Duga and Jared Leto run into each other at the Met Gala,” one user wrote, along with a video of the two snapping together after seeing each other. Another user said, “Doja cat and jared Leto tonight #MetGala,” while a third commented, “Doja Cat and Jared Leto are fighting after #MetGala,” and a fourth felt, “Jared Leto and Jared Leto are both dressed as choupette #MetGala.”

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A netizen jokingly said, “Jared Leto and Doja Cat greet each other #MetGalawhile another quipped, “Doja Cat: I’ll be the best cat at the met gala. Jared Leto: Hold the catnip.” And a third post, “Doja Cat [handshake emoji] Jared Leto [handshake emoji] Dressed like Karl Lagerfeld’s cat #MetGala #MetGala2023. A fourth said, “Doja Cat and Jared Leto bump into each other at the #MetGala2023 #MetGala. Studded cape, pleated skirt, and black pants.

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.