Kanye West is noticeably absent from the 2017 Grammys!

While the rapper, 39, has been known to stir up controversies at live events — his mother-in-law, Kris Jenner, took time to explain why Yeezy could not attend this evening.

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“The truth is he’s got a big fashion show in New York because it’s New York Fashion Week. And my entire family is back there. Some of the kids are on their way tomorrow. He’s got a lot of work to do. We wish he could be here!” she explained via Us Weekly.

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Sounds perfectly reasonable to us.

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