What was Lupita Nyong’o thinking wearing that dress to the Met Gala?

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“To be fair, Lupita Nyong’o has had [some] good innings … So, it was only a matter of time before disaster struck, and here it is in all it’s Rio carnivalesque beaded, feathery glory.”

— Belinda White at fashion.telegraph.co.uk thinks the Prada dress Nyong’o wore to Monday night’s Met Gala — formally known as the Costume Institute Gala — was one of the actress’ first big missteps. Disagree? Tweet us @WaPoExpress and weigh in.


— commenter cortex session at io9.com doesn’t have much hope for Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel series “Gotham” after watching the trailer released Monday. It will star Ben McKenzie as Detective Jim Gordon and explore the demise of Bruce Wayne’s hometown. Fox ordered 13 episodes and plans to premiere the new show this fall.

“lion cubs pass swim test but still have to wait an hour after eating a wildebeest to go in water.”

— Post columnist John Kelly (@JohnKelly) makes his own inferences from the National Zoo on Tuesday where four 9-week-old African lion cubs passed their swim reliability test despite not looking very happy about having to get in the water. The cubs also explored a yard in a nearby exhibit, all in advance of their public debut in June.

“Look, Gaga is great and all … But you gotta bench her for this one.”

— commenter poorskins at washingtonpost.com sympathizes with Lady Gaga’s fans but is decidedly on the side of D.C. hoops in the “controversy” that brewed online over a now-resolved scheduling conflict. The singer’s Verizon Center show and a possible Game 6 of the second round of NBA playoffs were set to take place on the same night. Gaga’s May 15 show has been rescheduled for May 12.


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