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Zendaya Revealed Why She Won't Be Attending The 2021 Met Gala And Sadly I Understand

“My fans are going to be very upset with me."

The Met Gala is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, and in 2019, Zendaya stole the show when she arrived as Cinderella in a glow-in-the-dark Tommy Hilfiger dress.

Zendaya attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion
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The fashionista turned heads when she performed magic tricks on the red carpet with her stylist Law Roach, who was also dressed as her fairy godmother.

Law Roach waving a wand at Zendaya to illuminate her dress on the red carpet
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As always, Zendaya didn’t disappoint, and now her fans can’t wait to see what she’ll do at the Met Gala 2021, especially since the event was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zendaya attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala in a knight's armor-inspired dress
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However, Zendaya informed everyone that she will not be attending the Met Gala this year because she’ll be too busy with work.

Zendaya attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala in an off-the-shoulder gown printed with birds and plant life
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“My fans are going to be very upset with me,” she recently told Extra. “I will unfortunately not be able to attend because I’ll be working for Euphoria.”

Zendaya attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala in a beaded gown with a 60's style bowl haircut
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“I got my time off to come here and do this Venice experience, which has been really, really special,” she added before referencing her Dune co-star Timothée Chalamet. “I wish I could, especially since this fashion icon is going to be hosting.”

Zendaya attends the "China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala in a two-toned hi-lo halter dress with a matching headband
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Looks like we’ll have to keep our fingers crossed for next year. After all, what is the Met Gala without Zendaya? It’s probably just another Hollywood event.

Zendaya attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala
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