Lady Gaga's dramatic entrance may have overshadowed most 2019 Met Gala arrivals, but it didn't prevent the stealthiest of pop culture fans from pointing out who didn't quite make it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday evening. 

For starters, we let out a collective wail when Rihanna didn't ascend the pink carpet steps. She's attended seven Met Gala ceremonies over the years, and in 2018 co-chaired the event alongside Amal Clooney (who was also M.I.A. tonight) and Donatella Versace

Some equally as upsetting absent stars included Blake Lively, who revealed just last week that she's pregnant, as well as Taylor SwiftSarah Jessica Parker and drumroll, please.... Beyoncé! The nerve of those A-listers, right? 

There's most likely some perfectly plausible reasons they couldn't RSVP, but that won't stop us from missing what could have been. 

Check out all the celebrities who skipped out on attending the 2019 Met Gala below: 

Rihanna, Met Gala 2017

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Sarah Jessica Parker, 2018 Met Gala, Red Carpet Fashions

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ESC: Taylor Swift, 2016 Met Gala

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Beyonce, MET Gala 2016, Arrivals, Candids

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Amal Clooney, George Clooney, Met Gala 2015

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 Bradley Cooper, MET Gala

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Blake Lively, 2017 Met Gala Arrivals

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Ariana Grande, 2018 Met Gala, Red Carpet Fashions

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Selena Gomez, 2018 Met Gala, Red Carpet Fashions

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Orlando Bloom, MET Gala 2016, Arrivals

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Naomi Watts, MET Gala 2016, Arrivals

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Chadwick Boseman, 2018 Met Gala, Red Carpet Fashions

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Miranda Kerr, 2017 Met Gala Arrivals

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Taraji P. Henson, Met Gala 2015

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Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford, Met Gala 2018, Couples

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Andy Cohen, Met Gala 2015

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Anne Hathaway, 2018 Met Gala, Red Carpet Fashions

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Jaden Smith, 2017 Met Gala Arrivals

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There's always next year, Hollywood!

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