Christine Baranski Reveals What She Was Thinking In Viral Met Gala Photo With Elon Musk

As they say in “Chicago,” he had it coming, which seems to be Christine Baranski’s general attitude toward tech billionaire Elon Musk.

The film and theater star, who, of course, appeared in the Oscar-winning 2002 movie musical, is finally explaining her much-discussed run-in with the Tesla CEO at the Met Gala earlier this year.

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Now, the “Gilded Age” actor is finally revealing what was actually going through her mind when she crossed paths with Musk, admitting that she has “no memory of turning back and glaring at him.”

“But I was actually dissing him as I was waiting in line to go to dinner,” she told musk-good-fight-finale/” data-vars-target-content-type=”url” data-vars-type=”web_external_link” data-vars-subunit-name=”article_body” data-vars-subunit-type=”component” data-vars-position-in-subunit=”3″Entertainment Weekly. “I was with someone who was at my table, and I noticed Elon Musk and I went, ‘Oh my God, it’s Elon Musk.’ I basically said [to my friend], ‘I don’t know how you feel about him, but why is he spending billions of dollars in space when he could be cleaning up the planet?’ I’m an environmentalist.”

“I must have at some point turned back and looked, but I did not pose for that picture,” she added.

Christine Baranski walks the red carpet ahead of the 2022 Met Museum Costume Institute Benefit Gala.
Christine Baranski walks the red carpet ahead of the 2022 Met Museum Costume Institute Benefit Gala.

Baranski said she holds a “low opinion” of billionaires, a sentiment that found its way into her series “The Good Fight,” which begins its sixth and final season on Paramount+ in September.

The critically acclaimed legal drama, which frequently incorporates real-life issues into its storylines,

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