Met Gala 2024: From the celebrities who jump to the names banned at the fashion event |


The fashion world is abuzz with anticipation for the 2024 Met Gala, which will take place on the first Monday in May (May 6 this year). This exclusive event brings together celebrities from all walks of fame: music, film, sports and even social media stars.
This year's theme, “Sleeping Beauties: Fashion Awakening,” promises a night of dazzling performances and red carpet spectacles. But with the coveted invitations comes the question: who will grace the steps of the Met and who will miss out. at the fashion show?

Celebrities take a break from the Gala

There are some stars who have chosen to skip the Met Gala 2024. Fashion icon Blake Lively, who usually steals the show, was away in 2023 and decided to stay home with her newborn baby. Meanwhile, her husband Ryan Reynolds was busy celebrating a victory with his Wrexham Football Club in Wales.

Former 'One Direction' member Zayn Malik is another confirmed absence. He previously expressed his distaste for the self-indulgent nature of the event, stating in GQ magazine: “It's not me.”

The banned list
A select few celebrities have been permanently disinvited from the Met Gala due to various controversies. This includes Donald Trump, who reportedly clashed with Anna Wintour over her political leanings.
Sean “Diddy” Combs is also reportedly absent from the 2024 guest list due to recent legal issues.