WATCH: Olympic Gold Medalist Suni Lee Rendered Speechless by Justin Bieber at Met Gala 2021

Published 09/15/2021, 1:31 PM EDT
TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 03: Sunisa Lee of Team United States warms up prior to the Women’s Balance Beam Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Celebrities from diverse fields graced the Met Gala 2021 red carpet. Tokyo Olympics 2020 golden girl Suni Lee was part of the guest list for the iconic event. The likes of Simone Biles, Allyson Felix, Serena Williams, Lewis Hamilton also attended the event.

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Suni Lee had her spotlight moment when she defended the gymnastics title for Team USA in Tokyo. After the Olympic favorite Simone Biles withdrew from the events, Suni Lee stepped up her game and won the gold medal for Team USA.

Suni Lee star-struck as Justin Bieber enters Met Gala 2021

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American gymnast Suni Lee has been a star since she has clinched the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020. After her successful Olympic campaign, Suni got a surprising invite to the Met Gala 2021. However, the young champion felt overwhelmed at the Met Gala 2021, at the presence of celebrity actors and singers around her.

The best of Hollywood walks on the red carpet, and 18-year-old Suni walked amongst them. Suni was the VIP guest for the famous Victoria’s Secret. As she was giving her interview at Met Gala 2021, she was asked which celebrity she is looking forward to meeting.

The Olympic gold medalist said she was excited to meet Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber. As she was talking to the reporter coincidently, Justin Bieber actually showed up behind her. When the reporter informed her about it, Suni freaked out and could not even look behind or wave at him. The 18-year-old champion behaved like any 18-year-old would after seeing Justin Bieber this close.

Even after being the Olympic star herself, Suni getting nervous to even watch Justin shows how fresh and real she is.

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Allyson Felix, Lewis Hamilton, and others at Met Gala 2021

American sprinting legend Allyson Felix made her debut at the Met Gala 2021 in a beautiful gown. F1 legend Lewis Hamilton has been attending the Met Gala for years. Interestingly, he entered the fashion event with the sprinting star Sha’Carri Richardson, who made her debut this year.

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Some other remarkable names were Venus Williams, Naomi Osaka, Stephen Curry, and Megan Rapinoe.

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Shreya Verma is an NBA and Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. A graduate of Political Science, Shreya comes from a strong sports background. A professional 10m air pistol shooter, Shreya is also a tennis enthusiast.

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