2017 CFDA fashion awards

Why Paris Jackson couldn't attend the 2017 CFDA fashion awards

During tonight's 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, some pop culture fans were keeping their eyes on the stage to see Paris present the Accessory Designer of the Year Award.

Ultimately, the red carpet closed and the trophy was handed out without the 19-year-old in sight.

So where was Paris this evening at The Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom?