Coronavirus Scare: MET Gala 2020 Won't Take Place In May; Event Gets Postponed Indefinitely

This year, we will not be served a fashionable treat as the MET Gala 2020 event has been postponed, blame it on coronavirus outbreak. As per a leading portal, a spokesperson said that the Museum will remain close till Saturday, April 4

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Coronavirus Scare: MET Gala 2020 Won't Take Place In May; Event Gets Postponed Indefinitely
It is that time of the year when we see world-class fashion rolling down the red carpet of MET Gala. Since MET Gala is one of the biggest fashion glitzy-filled events, we were excited to see to the stars wrapped in spunky, funky and edgy outfits at this year's event. However, our eyes won’t be treated with a fashionable treat as the event has been postponed due to coronavirus outbreak. Yes, another event has been affected by coronavirus crisis and this time it is MET gala 2020. As per the news reported by CNN, the annual red carpet event which was supposed to be hosted by Anna Wintour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was scheduled on May 4, 2020 has now been pushed for later.

MET Gala is a celebrity-packed fundraiser for The Costume Institute at Metropolitan Museum of Art but this year, Coronavirus has dampened the enthusiasm for the event. As per the portal, a spokesperson said that the Museum will remain close through Saturday, April 4. In a piece published Monday, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour wrote, "Due to the unavoidable and responsible decision by the Metropolitan Museum to close its doors, About Time, and the opening night gala, will be postponed to a later date." 

The Cut's Matthew Schneier confirmed the news in a tweet, telling his followers that this year's Met Gala was "under review" but now, it's official that the event won't be happening on the first Monday in May when it scheduled every year, and will instead take place on an as-yet-unannounced date.




 

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