Last week during a boozy dinner with a pair of Australian radio show hosts, Gwyneth Paltrow elaborated on the "un-fun"-ness of the Met Costume Institute Gala, explaining (after a martini and some wine) that "it sucked … it's hot … crowded … everyone is pushing you … [and] we're all a bit old to be dressed punk."
This week, Chloe Sevigny hosted an event for the vodka she endorses, Absolut Elyx. When asked if she'd ever given an interview while drunk like the "most beautiful woman in the world," she said that as a rule, "I try not to drink too much at press events." And as for that whole Met mess?
"Maybe her sleeves were too tight. If you're in a dress where you can't breathe, then you're not comfortable," she told New York magazine, giving her colleague the benefit of the doubt. "I think it depends on what table you're at, and who you're with and obviously your attitude ..."