Was it just the bridesmaid's dress or something more sinister? We reveal why Ri-Ri missed BFF Katy's wedding

We’ve had it in our diaries for the last 10 months, so you’d have thought Katy Perry’s best friend Rihanna would have remembered to save the date too.

The singer, who was supposed to be her bridesmaid, called a distraught Katy just 24 hours before her wedding to comedian Russell Brand, 35, claiming that she was ‘stuck in the studio’ and wouldn’t be able to make it to India.

Now can reveal the former BFFs had a ‘massive fall-out’ before the wedding and are barely talking.

Rihanna told Katy she didn’t think she should go through with it,’ reveals a close friend of Rihanna’s.

‘She said she couldn’t be a part of Katy’s wedding since she absolutely doesn’t approve.

Rihanna and Russell are very rarely photographed together because she doesn’t think he’s good enough for Katy. She just doesn’t get the attraction.’

While Rihanna threw Katy, 26, a hen party in Las Vegas in September, sources close to her say the 22-year-old spent most of the night trying to talk her out of the wedding.

‘She was trying to go along with things even though she thinks Russell is bad news,’ reveals our mole, ‘but she reached breaking point when Katy and Russell had a fight just before the hen do.

Rihanna told Katy how she felt. She’s watched her get upset, she’s witnessed the effects of
the pair’s arguments and seen Katy cancel the wedding twice.’

Read the full story about Rihanna and Katy Perry in Now magazine dated 8 November 2010 – out now!

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