Simone Biles's Met Gala Dress Was So Heavy, 6 People Helped Her Carry It Up the Steps
Simone Biles shone bright like the star she is at her first-ever Met Gala — and showed off her superhuman strength, too! The gymnast wore an incredibly detailed two-piece outfit custom-designed by Area and Athleta, consisting of a star-patterned turtleneck bodysuit layered under a glimmering Swarovski crystal-encrusted gown with a detachable train. She amped up the glamour yet another notch when accessorizing, opting for Giuseppe Zanotti heels, multiple rings, celestial hair clips, and dangly earrings.
While explaining to red carpet host Keke Palmer that she was proud to be "representing Black girl magic" at the ball, Simone casually dropped that her dress weighed — wait for it — 88 freakin' pounds. Carrying that masterpiece around is a workout in and of itself! Read ahead to see the GOAT in all her glory at the Met Gala.