Rapper Lil Nas X’s Met Gala Look Draws Hilarious C-3PO Comparisons

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September 14, 2021  12:26 PM

The Met Gala is arguably one of the most anticipated annual fashion spectacles and all eyes are on the celebrity attendees who would often wear eye-catching and over-the-top ensembles. This year was no different as some stars made headlines for their odd fashion choices. That includes rapper Lil X Nas who broke the internet after showing up in the event looking like a certain character from a galaxy far, far away.


The "Old Town Road" hitmaker was one of the show-stealers at the 2021 Met Gala after appearing on the red carpet wearing an obnoxiously huge golden robe. That look was already pretty extravagant in itself when you think about it but turns out, that was just the tip of the iceberg as his actual attire was hidden inside the ensemble.

Lil Nas removed the robe and exposed his suit resembling a golden metal armor and after fans saw it, the rapper's eccentric look quickly drew comparisons to Star Wars' lovable and quippy droid C-3PO. Some fans also compared it to Wonder Woman's golden armor she donned in Wonder Woman 1984 but its similarities to C-3PO were just too dominantly obvious to ignore. Check it out below:

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Speaking of C-3PO, fans initially thought that they've seen the last of him in The Rise of Skywalker but Lucasfilm's Disney+ expansion pretty much left the door wide open for his potential return to the franchise. We've already seen R2-D2 make a cameo in The Mandalorian Season 2's finale along with Luke Skywalker and with the standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi series set to hit the streaming service next year, it would be safe to assume that the iconic droid played by Anthony Daniels will soon make his much-awaited Star Wars return. 

No official release date for Obi-Wan Kenobi has been announced.

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