met gala 2023

Bad Bunny Went Backless

Hellooo, Benito! Photo: Noam Galai/The Hollywood Reporter via Getty Images

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Recent news regarding Bad Bunny has not exactly been peachy, so I was both relieved and delighted to see him — and just him — on the 2023 Met Gala red carpet. The creamy off-white of his tweed suit. The shawl made of roses draped over his forearms. Peaceful, soothing, a refuge from Met Gala chaos. And then he turned around.

Photo: Dimitrios Museum/Getty Images for The Met Museum/

Hellooo, Bad Bunny’s bare back! What are you doing here? What is the meaning of your big J pendant? No matter. I’m happy to see you. Your trapeziuses look great. Have you met your paler cousin, Timothée Chalamet’s back? You’d get along great.

While Bad Bunny’s rumored girlfriend, Kendall Jenner, did show up to the gala tonight, they don’t appear to have linked up (at least not before getting inside). Maybe they’ll officially announce their relationship via bathroom selfie?

Bad Bunny Went Backless