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Lewis Hamilton Has Fans Down in the Dumps as Hyped MET Gala Turnout Left F1 Twitter ‘Robbed’

Published 05/03/2022, 6:22 AM EDT

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Awaiting the Met Gala looks, fans most looked forward to seeing Lewis Hamilton don the red carpet. The Billion Dollar Man was all set to be styled by the African-American fashion stylist Law Roach. However, to the disappointment of fans, the Mercedes man was a no-show at the Gala.

With no explanation so far, no reason has come to light for his absence. But Hamilton will surely make a statement sooner or later and put the speculations to bed. With the Miami Grand Prix in a couple of days’ time, they will surely pose a question or two to him about the Met Gala. And it will be interesting to see what Hamilton states as the reason for his absence.


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Whatever the reason may be for Lewis’ absence, the Mercedes man can never stay in the shadows. Such is the fame the seven-time world champion has accumulated throughout his career. And not just through his racing. It’s also because of his fashion and outspoken nature toward relevant issues. Hamilton is a fan favorite, who always uses his platform to make a stand when most important.

Lewis Hamilton ditches Met Gala, and Twitter reacts

As always, the Twitter faithful have reacted to Lewis ditching the Met Gala. With speculations on the rise, Twitter fandom needs no second invitation to react to this situation.


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Some users photoshopped Lewis brilliantly on the red carpet. Whereas others suggested what Sir Hamilton would be up to during the Met Gala. A user even hilariously suggested Lewis draft the next post for his dog’s Instagram under the username roscoelovescoco.


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The fact that most fans compared Lewis’ Friday looks to the actual Met Gala looks is not only hilarious but also on point. Lewis Hamilton’s fashion is timeless and does not need a special occasion to be appreciated or put on display. If you were eagerly waiting for his Met Gala look, don’t worry; just wait for Lewis to walk to the paddock before FP1 on Friday.


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Lewis Hamilton’s faithful are confused, enraged, and slightly disappointed by his absence. But these hilarious reactions might make up for your night. Even though Lewis did not show up for the Met Gala red carpet, his fans are supporting his decision.



Mahim Suhalka

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Mahim Suhalka is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. This Sports Management post-graduate is an ardent supporter of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team and their lead driver, Lewis Hamilton. The fact that Lewis dominated one of the most expensive sports in the world for all these years, despite his humble beginnings, has been a huge inspiration for Mahim and has made him a tenured fan of the competitive sport itself.

Edited By: Melroy Fernandes