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Lena Waithe Claims Her Misspelled Met Gala Jacket Was Intentional

Lena Waithe's Met Gala ensemble has been all the rave over the past few days, but now a misspelling on the outfit is what's being discussed.

Me & @traceeellisross. Captured by : @jeremyoharris. Oh what a night.

46.8k Likes, 466 Comments - Lena Waithe (@lenawaithe) on Instagram: "Me & @traceeellisross. Captured by : @jeremyoharris. Oh what a night."

The actress, screenwriter, and producer rocked a tailored suit that read," Black Drag Queens Inventend Camp" on the back with the lyrics to Diana Ross's hit "I'm Coming Out," Sister Sledge's "We Are Family," and Gloria Gayor's "I Will Survive," among other song lyrics serving as her pinstripes.

Apparently, someone on social media brought attention to the fact that invented was misspelled.

Lena Waithe on Twitter

Everything I do is purposeful!

Waithe took to Twitter to respond to someone who tweeted, "Am I the only one to assume @LenaWaithe 's #inventend was purposeful and not a mistake?" She replied, "Everything I do is purposeful!"

Lena Waithe on Twitter

First there was "Periodt" ... and Kerby and I wanted to give y'all another one "Inventend".

The executive producer of The Chi then tweeted, "First there was "Periodt"...and Kerby and I wanted to give y'all another one "Inventend," referencing Miami's City Girls whose popular catchphrase is "periodt."

Check out some of the tweets regarding Waithe's head-turning outfit.

Clarissa Explains it ALL ???????? on Twitter

I loveeee @LenaWaithe she comes to make a statement not just dress up. #metgala

Jesse Tyler Ferguson on Twitter

Yassss @LenaWaithe! I adore this truth! And I love that we have inventend a new word. I think it was intendtional. ❤️❤️❤️ ????️‍????

Ramin Setoodeh on Twitter

Lena Waithe is wearing a suit that says "Black drag queens invented camp" on the back. #MetGala

Oprah Jr. ???? on Twitter

I forgot to mention @LenaWaithe & Kerby also gave me what I needed at the #MetGala yesterday! The details, the fit, the color (on both)- sold me. ????????

Amanda de Souza on Twitter

We don't ask @LenaWaithe if she made an error we change the spelling. That is how it's spelt now.

Blk Girl Culture on Twitter

Lena Waithe brought the truth to the #METGala ????????

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter.