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Cardi B had an alternate green dress for the Met Gala

The rapper says she won’t attend the event next year
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Cardi B (Photo credit: Bang Media)

Cardi B had a green version of her show-stopping Met Gala gown as backup.

The “WAP” hitmaker has shown off the alternate color of her epic black Windowsen gown with a never-ending tulle train that she rocked at the fundraising ball at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6.

“Green or black?” she wrote on X, showing off the other dress.

“It wasn’t photographing well … It translated different on all lighting and angles on camera,” she replied when quizzed by one follower on why she didn’t opt for the green.

“It’s tight right there. It gotta be cut. I wanna get it over with. Every time — I feel like every year we do this,”  she admitted in a behind-the-scenes clip.

And it seems the anxiety of the Met got all too much as B — who has attended five times — claimed she won’t be returning in 2025.

“Next year I’m not doing it,” the “I Like It” hitmaker admitted.

Her stylist, Kollin Carter, dubbed her look “The Black Rebellious Rose” in line with the “Garden of Time” theme.

Meanwhile, B recently admitted finding clothes that fit her curves is “not easy.”

The rapper spoke about her battle to find suitable outfits in a chat with Carter to mark him being named in The Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of the entertainment industry’s most influential stylists.

“There are so many obstacles against us. For example, this body is not meant for a size two. I’m very hips, [bum], and that’s me,” she told the publication.

B — born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar — added dressing her curvy figure “was not easy” but said she and Carter “make it look easy.”

“Our door was closed many times … but we’re here because we do it well. I’m not going to be humble about it,” she added.

Carter said their hard work has paved the way for other women in the industry with curves and caused a “cultural shift.”

“I don’t think there were many women like Cardi who existed in the fashion space. Now there are a ton of other rap females who aspire to be in that space because they see what’s possible. We set trends,” he added.

CArter also discussed B’s famous 2019 Met Gala gown designed by Thom Browne, which made headlines due to its ostentatious train — and landed the star on every best-dressed list the night of the event.

“That look broke Cardi B into the next level of the fashion world. People who didn’t take us seriously were like, ‘OK, they’re here to stay,’” Carter added.

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