Nancy Pelosi Makes a Rare Red Carpet Appearance at the Time 100 Gala in NYC
United States House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi makes an unexpected presence at the just concluded "TIME 100" gala.
The American politician looked elegant in a rich green dress which contrasted with her red lip stain. Her shoes and statement earrings were a matching shade of silver.
.@SpeakerPelosi has arrived at the red carpet. In her #TIME100 profile, @HillaryClinton writes, "Speaker Nancy Pelosi is living proof that when it comes to getting the job done, more often than not, it takes a woman" https://t.co/5KTMkwu9bw pic.twitter.com/FmEy9yU2k9— TIME (@TIME) April 23, 2019
The star-studded event had a good number of famous faces in attendance as the likes of Taylor Swift, Naomi Campbell, Emilia Clarke, and Glenn Close also graced the occasion with their sophisticated styles.
The 79-year-old lawmaker was honored at the occasion as she made TIME’s list of 100 most influential people. This is as a result of her immense contribution in USA’s policy-making and the Democratic Party. Pelosi attended the gala with her husband, Paul Pelosi.
Speaking with TIME, Nancy revealed that the greatest influence in her life was her mother who taught her how to be a competent mother as well as a great leader. Nancy said:
“It’s always about mom, about the love, confidence-instilling, the importance of studying, of learning the arts, the subject matters in schools.”
Pelosi is the only girl amongst seven children. Presently, the senior citizen is a mother to five children and a grandmother of nine. At the gala, Nancy Pelosi had a lovely time with other honorees and A-list celebrities all from entertainment, sports, politics, and science.
.@taylorswift13, a 2019 TIME 100 honoree, has arrived at the red carpet for the #TIME100 Gala. Fresh off her record-breaking "Reputation" stadium tour, she will take the stage tonight https://t.co/tSF1nxqb8a pic.twitter.com/qJvKxH1waY— TIME (@TIME) April 23, 2019
Taylor Swift who was one of the honorees looked stunning in a peach tube dress which left her shoulders and upper arms bare. Her lower arms were covered in detachable sleeves.
Also in attendance and equally stunning was Emilia “Daenerys” Clarke who plays the role of Mother of dragons in acclaimed TV series, “Game of Thrones.” Clarke rocked a red number which she matched with her lipstick. She wore her hair short in a sleek style.
.@emiliaclarke arrives on the TIME 100 red carpet. In her #TIME100 profile, Emma Thompson calls the #GameofThrones star “a powerhouse to watch and an ally to die for.” https://t.co/OKZ9hrm6AB pic.twitter.com/6GwzVepiAC— TIME (@TIME) April 23, 2019
Canadian actress, Sandra Oh wore a black number which matched her raven black hair. The “Grey’s Anatomy” star spoke on the recent Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” documentary.
Oh praised Beyoncé for the efforts she put into her Coachella performance. Oh concluded, as she addressed the other guests at the gala night:
“I encourage you all to see it because you’re witnessing an artist at her most potent and working on the deepest cultural level.”
.@thegreatkhalid hits the #TIME100 red carpet. The artist recently hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with his sophomore album, "Free Spirit." Khalid will perform at the gala tonight https://t.co/nGtrk47XEH pic.twitter.com/k0RUPRvhTG— TIME (@TIME) April 23, 2019
The event was spiced up with beautiful music from R&B artist, Khalid as he made a classic rendition of some of his hit songs which include “Location”, “Young, Dumb and Broke” and “Talk.”