Why Wasn't Rihanna at the Met Gala Last Night?

RiRi, we missed you!

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Rihanna, last year's Met Ball queen, very noticeably skipped yesterday's festivities—and more from necessity than choice. RiRi had to work, it was announced yesterday, with her two Anti World Tour shows tonight and Wednesday in Los Angeles. Then she's off to San Jose for another performance Friday. Whee!

But, because RiRi knew she was missed, she consoled us with this little reminder she's never really that far:

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Meanwhile in Times Square...

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