He needed to get inside ASAP.
A$AP Rocky surprised crowds on Monday night when he jumped a barricade exterior New York Metropolis’s Carlyle Lodge forward of the Met Gala.
Viral video shared by the NFR Podcast reveals crowds gathered exterior the ritzy resort hoping to catch a glimpse of celebs contained in the venue getting ready for the famed style gala.
The rapper — who’s courting Rihanna and anticipated to attend the occasion — went incognito among the many throng of followers, clad in a black hoodie and darkish sun shades.
The footage reveals A$AP subsequently leaping the barricade and flattening his hoodie to disclose his id.
He then gave a cheeky wave to surprised followers earlier than strolling nonchalantly into the Carlyle Lodge.
It’s unclear why the “Reward the Lord” hitmaker was within the crowd within the first place, nevertheless it was maybe a stunt designed to garner publicity.
The Publish has reached out to A$AP’s reps for remark.
Whereas leaping the barricade, nonetheless, the viral video confirmed A$AP hitting a feminine fan, knocking the glasses off her face.
Some Twitter pundits have been left unimpressed by the musician getting into the Carlyle in such an unorthodox method.
“If he broke her glasses, he must pay,” one wrote. “As a blind bat with out my glasses or contact lenses — pay me what you owe me, A$AP Rocky.”
“Woman missed a golden alternative to stomp on her glasses and sue A$AP Rocky for a cool 100k,” another opined.
A$AP’s arrival on the Carlyle seemingly confirmed he’ll be attending the Met Gala with Rihanna.
The couple, who’re anticipating their first youngster collectively, will seemingly stroll the purple carpet on the glitzy occasion.
This year’s theme is “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Magnificence,” in honor of the late designer who helmed luxurious style manufacturers like Chanel and Fendi.
Lagerfeld passed away in 2019.