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    Updated on May 8, 2019. Posted on May 7, 2019

    24 Heroes Of The Met Gala Who Deserve Respect

    Not all heroes wear capes — they hold them.

    Today, on the first Monday of May, is the annual Met Gala.

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    All over the world, people tuned in for the extravagance and lewks.

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    But as fabulous as the celebs are, there are more important attendees at the Met Gala: the outfit support.

    1. The umbrella-wielders who assisted Lady Gaga.

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    2. Not to mention this mirror-assister.

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    3. The carriers of Billy Porter.

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    4. The train-chaser of Wendy Yu.

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    5. The dress-layer of Ava DuVernay.

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    6. The ruffle-wrestler of Laverne Cox.

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    7. I see you, sir, helping Doutzen Kroes in the distance.

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    8. You are appreciated, sir!

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    9. This helper who bent down for Florence Welch.

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    10. Also this helper of Florence Welch! I did not forget you, girl.

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    11. The tulle-fluffer of Alessia Cara.

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    12. This man who clearly cares about flowers. #GreenThumb

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    13. The bearer of Regina King's gown.

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    14. The feather-adjuster of Janet Mock.

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    15. He's got your back, Lili Reinhart!

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    16. He's bending over backwards for you, Halsey!

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    17. This balance support for Katy Perry.

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    18. This human wind machine of Naomi Campbell's.

    19. These two lads who helped tame the fur of Gwen Stefani's outfit.

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    20. This man adjusting Emrata's dress so it's just right.

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    21. This fanner of Dua Lipa.

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    22. This holder of Lana Condor's tulle moment™.

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    23. This shoe-fetcher of Zendaya's.

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    24. Lastly, the ENTOURAGE that assisted Cardi B.

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    So, thank you, outfit supporters! The night could not have happened without you!

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