Three years ago, Kanye walked the red carpet at the Met Gala with then-girlfriend Amber Rose. This year, he attended the so-called Oscars of fashion alone (left), leading to speculation that Vogue overlord Anna Wintour, who controls the guest list, had vetoed Kim.
"The Met Gala is $25,000 a ticket, but Kim can't even buy her way in. Anna Wintour does NOT want her there!" a source sniped to Radar Online. "Kim and her camp will deny that she wasn't invited by saying that she had business in L.A., but that is a lie. She would have done anything to be there with all the A-listers."
As it happens, Kim's kamp does claim she had business in Los Angeles that made any invitation moot, namely, a photo shoot for a European fashion magazine, according to E! News.
"She couldn't have gone even if she wanted to," insists an insider. "The shoot was scheduled for months in advance."
Still, Kim did spend some time perusing the red carpet, and she picked her favorite looks from the night.
Meanwhile, the Kardashian clan is denying reports of mutiny in the ranks. Read on ...