Parents' Night Out! Celebs' Cutest Quotes About Missing Their Kids at 2021 Met Gala

Jimmy Fallon, Teyana Taylor, Gigi Hadid and more stars joke about enjoying a night out at the fashion event Monday night away from their children

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Chance the Rapper and wife Kirsten Corley Bennett

Chance the Rapper caption and Kirsten Corley attend The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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The artist and his wife — who share daughters Marli, 2, and Kensli, 5 — told PEOPLE that they "miss" their kids. Chance, 28, still said it was "amazing" to get away, joking, "I miss them [too]— just in case they look at this interview in 20 years!"

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Tom Daley

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On taking off his dad hat for the night, the Olympian said, "I don't have to wake up early tomorrow morning, so I can actually have some fun tonight." Daley, 27, shares son Robbie with Dustin Lance Black.

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Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid
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Her daughter Khai turns 1 this month, and the model spoke to Keke Palmer on the red carpet about stepping out for the night: "I feel like I've been on mama duty, I've been at the farm with her every day in my sweatpants and our matching messy buns. I feel like tonight I'm showing her what it means to dress up and own it and have balance. I think finding that in your life is when you really feel like you've stepped into womanhood."

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Ayesha Curry and Stephen Curry

Ayesha Curry and Stephen Curry attend The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City.
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They share son Canon W. Jack, 3, and daughters Ryan Carson, 6, and Riley, 9, and on the red carpet, Ayesha said of enjoying a night away from them, "It's a lot of fun. It's different for us, and we try to make the most of it."

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Emily Ratajkowski

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On being away from 6-month-old baby Sly, the supermodel said: "I have a baby! It feels a little bizarre [to be out] — it feels like we're living in a simulation — but it's really nice to see friends."

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Ilana Glazer

Ilana Glazer attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021
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The Broad City alum, 34, co-hosted the official Vogue livestream from the red carpet with Keke Palmer. At the end of the night, Palmer acknowledged the new mom's multitasking abilities, revealing, "My girl had to breast-pump in the back!"

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Jimmy Fallon

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The Tonight Show host, 46, kept his wife Nancy Juvonen and their daughters Winnie Rose, 8, and Frances Cole, 6, updated from the red carpet. "I already texted too many pictures to my wife and kids. They're like, 'Daddy, why are you all dressed up? I'm like, 'No big deal, don't make a big deal.' "

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Teyana Taylor

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The artist, 30, and athlete Iman Shumpert share two daughters Rue Rose, 1, and Iman Tayla (aka Junie), 5½. Taylor told Keke Palmer at the 2021 Met Gala about having a solo night out, "It ain't hard. [They're] at the hotel. I take my babies with me everywhere. [Junie] is a little stalker. She's like, 'Can I get in the bed with you?' So much personality, so much magic. I'm like, 'Okay, girl.' "

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