Opera! Fashion! Flag-waving! An empty seat (at least metaphorically) where a giant of New York society should be!
By the time the curtain rises on the Metropolitan Opera’s opening gala on Monday night, the drama already will have started. That’s because a certain longtime fan of the Met, who’s also a proud naturalized U.S. citizen with a New York-based business, will not be in attendance at the event for the first time in 20 years or so, and he’s not staying away quietly.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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