Jason Wu was “over the moon”

MINUTES before Jason Wu was to become famous as the 26-year-old designer of  Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown, he ordered a pepperoni and mushroom pizza from Domino’s at his apartment in Midtown, then sat down with his boyfriend, Gustavo Rangel, and a neighbor to watch the festivities on television.

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“It’s difficult to describe,” Mr. Wu said the next afternoon, after appearing on the morning shows and talking endlessly about the symbolism of the dress, the color and the selection of a designer barely known outside the fashion beltway. “I was over the moon. I know I am an unusual choice for a first lady. I didn’t think it was my turn yet.” NYT article “The Spotlight Finds Designer, Jason Wu”.

Did the New York Times out Jason Wu?

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Posted:  01.28.09

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