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Met Gala Tax The Rich Dress: AOC defends ‘Tax the Rich’ dress after uproar


Met Gala Tax The Rich Dress: The Met Gala 2021 theme was themed “American independence” and we have watched many unique and different kinds of costumes worn by many celebs. Some of the costumes immediately grabbed attention and became a hot topic on social media. When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a beautiful white gown one message wrote on the gown which read that “tax the rich” blessed in red in the event of the Met Gala 2021 one of the swankiest events of New York, she was sure to disarrange some feathers. After watching her bold dress, critics properly belittle her move as both tone-deaf and hypocritical.

Met Gala Tax The Rich Dress

Met Gala Tax The Rich Dress

The congresswoman of New York a directing House progressive was quite happy to set the record straight. Ocasio-Cortez made a statement on her Instagram handle in which she wrote “The medium is the message”. “NYC elected officials are frequently invited to and attend the Met but due to our responsibilities in supervising the cultural institutions of our city that serve the public. Even I was one of many in attendance. The dress is borrowed.”

Ocasio-Cortez was also resolute to use the highlight to restate her commitment to principles that have made her both a lightning rod and icon on the scene of national politics, broadly known by her beginnings, AOC. “The time is now for healthcare, climate, and childcare action for all.” She stated. “Tax the Rich”

Her dress turned the heads of everyone at possibly the hottest red carpet event of this year. Ocasio-Cortez praised Aurora James, the Black, newcomer creative director and also the founder of luxury brand Brother Vellies, for helping her “kick open the doors,” at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art. According to Vogue, “Fashion is changing, America is changing.”

“According to me Alexandria and I are great personifications of the language fashion requires to consider adding to the general glossary as we work towards a more inclusive, empowered and sustainable future.” Admirers dubbed her look “simply iconic” and called her “an anti-capitalist queen.”. One supporter made a tweet in which he writes “AOC wearing this gown at an event full of rich people…this lady has more balls than any man in the party of Congress.”

Detractors crosswise the political spectrum call attention to what they watched as hypocrisy.

In response to her critics, Ocasio-Cortez wrote on her Instagram that she was customary to be “heavily and ferocious policed from all corners of politically.”

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Pallavi Ghosh has covered politics and Parliament for 15 years, and has reported extensively on Congress, UPA-I and UPA-II, and has now included the Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog in her reportage. She tweets at @alishach03


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