The 2019 Met Gala was certainly a night to remember. We mean, a ton of our favorite celebrities showed up in amazing outfits, and we were living for their looks! Stars like Harry Styles, James Charles, Shawn Mendes, Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Nick JonasPriyanka Chopra and more seriously slayed the red carpet.

But although the guest list was certainly epic, fans were quick to notice that some stars were missing from the glamorous event. Take Justin Bieber, for example. When his wife, Hailey Baldwin, showed up to the party alone, everyone was wondering where the “Love Yourself” singer was. And what about Taylor Swift? She’s attended the event six times in the past, so everyone was pretty bummed when she didn’t make an appearance this year. And where was Ariana Grande? Selena Gomez? Zayn Malik?

Well guys, we decided to do some investigating. As it turns out, some celebrities decided not to come to the Met Gala because they had a horrible experience at the event in the past – while others simply had a prior commitment! Scroll through our gallery to uncover why your favorite stars weren’t at the 2019 Met Gala.

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