Why Beyoncé and Kanye West skipped this year's Met Gala

Neither Beyoncé nor Kanye West attended the Met Gala this year.

Story highlights

  • Beyoncé is absent again this year as she gears up for a concert tour with Jay-Z
  • Kim Kardashian West explains husband's absence: "You're only finishing up 5 albums"

(CNN)As if we needed further proof that everything revolves around Beyoncé.