Chrissy Teigen Jokes She's 'Canceled Oscars Sunday,' Offers Up Dress in Search for Taco Truck
Chrissy Teigen will do anything to track down a taco trunk — even sacrificing her Oscars dress
Chrissy Teigen will do anything to track down a taco truck!
Hours before the start of the 2018 Academy Awards on Sunday, Teigen — who’s six months pregnant with her and John Legend‘s second child — joked that she would be willing to give up her red carpet gown for the evening in exchange for help finding a very special taco truck.
“I have cancelled Oscars Sunday and am trying to track down the taco truck featured in Ugly Delicious,” the 32-year-old model and cookbook author wrote on social media, referencing Momofuku chef David Chang’s new Netflix series.
“Does [sic] anyone around 6 months pregnant need a dress,” she joked.
The taco truck featured in Chang’s food show is Mariscos Jalisco in Los Angeles. On the second episode of Ugly Delicious, the chef and his group eats the food truck’s famous tacos de camaron (deep-fried shrimp tacos) and Chang exclaims: “It’s like har gow!”
A Twitter user who didn’t seem to be a fan of the taco truck replied to Teigen’s message, saying that even though his wife is seven months pregnant, he was “sure she’d be totally in on the taco truck [hunt].”
“She is probably the same size as me at 7 or 8 haha,” Teigen responded.
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Luckily for Teigen, she didn’t have to wait long before she tracked down the tasty tacos she was looking for.
“FOOD AND WINE to the rescue!! taco truck is mariscos jalisco #2,” she wrote, before inviting the company to “come to my home tonight for an hour.”
“I will pay anything for your tacos,” she added.
And while Teigen was only joking about giving away her Oscars dress, there is one celebrity who revealed they wished they could have taken the model up on her offer — Lisa Rinna.
“Ok last minute we are going to the @eltonofficial #Oscar party I wish I could wear @chrissyteigen dress. I need one ASAP,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star wrote on social media.
But as Teigen pointed out, the dress would be far too big for the 54-year-old to wear.
“You need like, 3 more Lisa Rinna’s to fit inside it lol” she replied.
Later, the star clarified that she was never actually set to attend the Oscars. “Just no longer going to any viewings or [afterparties],” she said.
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Teigen’s taco truck hunt comes just one day after the model and cookbook author gave fans their first look at her soon-to-be-born son.
“Hello I’m a bebe boy kinda,” the 32-year-old captioned the sweet ultrasound photo.
The 2018 Oscars ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.