Every year, pictures from the Met Gala flood Getty and subsequently the entire rest of the internet with images of polished and poised celebrities dressed to the nines for the annual theme. While perusing the wildest Met Gala outfits is a beloved pasttime for many, whether its fueled by pettiness or admiring fandom, some of the most interesting images come from behind the scenes.
As per usual, a handful of this year's Met Gala attendees took to Instagram to document their process of getting ready and fueled up. Naturally, their behind-the-scenes glimpses help further demistify the image of flawless people emerging onto the red carpet, and remind us that celebrities are human beings just like us. Except, unlike us, celebrities own a majority of the world's wealth and can funnel that wealth into fixing many of our problems, but I DIGRESS.