Keke Palmer Has Apologized To The Met Gala Chef After Her Unflattering Food Pic Went Viral

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Keke Palmer was very much in the news this week.

Keke Palmer
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Why? Well, the Hustlers actor posted a CANDID look at the food at this year's Met Gala to her Instagram story.

<div><p>"This is why they don't show y'all the food," she captioned, adding, "I'm just playinnnn'."</p></div><span> @keke / Via <a href="" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Instagram: @keke" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Instagram: @keke</a></span>

"This is why they don't show y'all the food," she captioned, adding, "I'm just playinnnn'."

@keke / Via Instagram: @keke

Well, the photo quickly went viral, prompting some fans to make (understandable!) comparisons to the infamously underwhelming food at Fyre Festival.

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Anyway, the Met Gala chef, Marcus Samuelsson, who won Bravo's Top Chef Masters in 2010, defended his three-course meal to TMZ, calling it "delicious" and describing the post-event feedback as "incredible."

Marcus Samuelsson
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Now Keke has apologized for insulting the event's food, posting to Twitter, "I just have different taste buds! I love this Chef, sorry to this man."

Good on her for issuing an apology! Still, for an event that costs around $30K to attend, that should theoretically merit some better food photos... Right?

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