Doja Cat
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Grammy-winning rapper and pop singer Amala Zandile Dlamini popularly known by her stage name, Doja Cat has defended her controversial 2024 MET Gala look.

The 28-year-old artist maintained she was so in theme and unique. This year, the 2024 Met Gala theme was "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion," and its dress code was "The Garden of Time." 

"So I knew that people were going to do flowers so my flower of choice is the most used flower of them all, which is cotton." started off the 'Paint The Town Red' hitmaker during an interview with Entertainment Tonight while at the red carpet.


Doja went on to divulge the inspiration behind her wet look t-shirt dress noting that she wanted to stand out from the norm which she knew everyone would embody.

"I wanted to do a white T-shirt because a white tee is just timeless and it felt very poetic to choose this because I knew it would not blend in too much and I don't really like to blend in. So we went with this," Doja candidly said.

Doja Cat controversial MET 2024 red carpet look
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The multi-award winning musician went on to disclose that unlike other artists she would not be doing a wardrobe change once inside the museum as she was fully committed to her look.


She also divulged the secret she and her team had used to achieve the drenched look.

"You know I am actually wet right now, this is water and..," started off Doja before going to disclose that she actually wasn't drenched in water.

"I'm not supposed to give out the secret but it is hair gel. It is all hair gel and it is all smoothed out in the whole body. Absolutely not, no, I have nothing to change into once I go inside.

I am performing, it is a show tonight. I'm not performing on the stage though, not even. I'm going to be seated in the chair all wet, all through," the 'So What' crooner added.

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