The 2022 Met Gala had a number of unforgettable moments. Celebrities confirmed up of their ‘Gilded Age’ finery and whereas many made headlines for their off-theme outfits, Emma Chamberlain has garnered criticism for wearing Maharaja of Patiala’s diamond choker. Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala commissioned Cartier for the necklace which was allegedly stolen by the British throughout their occupation of India. Cartier then purchased or somewhat re-purchased the piece at an public sale years later. It reportedly is the most costly necklace made with 2,930 diamonds and a De Beers diamond centrepiece.

Emma wore the choker to the Met Gala the place she performed crimson carpet interviews and now, netizens are calling her out for it. While some identified the blatant present of privilege, others seen the irony of the occasion’s theme. Either method, it did not go down nicely. A Twitter consumer wrote, “So I simply discovered Emma chamberlain wore the maharaja of Patiala’s necklace at the met gala… that is method worse than Kim wearing Marilyn Monroe’s gown.”

Calling out the ignorance a consumer Tweeted, “who was gonna inform me emma chamberlain wore a $30 million necklace from a maharaja of india to the met gala. astronomical privilege to put on one thing that’s traditionally linked and stolen from india’s historical past…”

Another wrote, “It is a dwelling testomony to the inequality of India’s colonial previous. It is a testomony to the indisputable fact that South Asia and India contributed a lot to constructing trendy European tastes however have been fully denied their credit score – from the bias lower to artwork deco to textiles”

In a behind-the-scenes video, Emma Chamberlain talked about the choker saying that it “matches the theme so nicely as a result of, throughout the gilded age, it was all about being extravagant. And I’ve by no means seen a extra extravagant necklace.”

Emma Chamberlain’s is not the solely incident highlighting simply how problematic the Met Gala was. Kim Kardashian wore Marilyn Monroe’s iconic gown and revealed that she had been crash-dieting to match into it. It was later revealed that she didn’t match into it in spite of everything as the gown remained unzipped at the again.