Frank Ocean's Adorably Creepy Alien Baby Makes for the Most Unexpected Accessory at the 2021 Met Gala

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Frank Ocean's Adorably Creepy Alien Baby Makes for the Most Unexpected Accessory at the 2021 Met Gala

Frank Ocean brought an unusual friend with him to the 2021 Met Gala.

The boundary-pushing singer, who isn't known for making many public appearances, hit the red carpet on Monday, Sept. 13, where his green-dyed hair appeared to be a similar hue to the skin tone of a robotic alien baby he was carrying with him. He also wore a dark Prada jacket over a white T-shirt, along with a silver necklace from his own Homer jewelry line.

At one point, Frank was asked for the name of his "son," to which the 33-year-old "Thinkin Bout You" singer replied, "Cody." The synthetic infant was cheerfully seen bobbing its head, blinking and waving at fans as Frank cradled it.

During a chat with Keke Palmer about his inspirations for the outfit, Frank explained he intended it as an homage to America and movie magic.

"I think it's kinda all going through one stream now," Frank said about how fashion and "getting ourselves together" has melded with other aspects of life and entertainment.

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Frank is certainly passionate about fashion, as his brand Homer unveiled its collaboration with Prada earlier this month. He wore Prada to the Met Gala in 2019 and became a face of the fashion house the following year.

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The star is known for being a bit mysterious and not sharing much about his personal life. Back in October 2016, for what was then his first interview in three years, he gave a brief glimpse into his mindset when making fashion statements.

"You can't think," Frank shared back then. "You just have to do things."

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