Sex tape? So last decade. The new way to reap massive media attention? Two girls, one kiss, and a live television audience. Last night at the MTV Video Movie Awards, Sandra Bullock made a public comeback statement in a major way: She planted a big wet one on Scarlett Johansson. While we thought her saucy move was hilarious, she's certainly not the first celeb to enjoy a little girl-on-girl awards show action. Click through for some more famous sexy lady smooches.
Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic1. Sandra Bullock and Scarlett Johansson
Take That Jesse James! In her first public appearance since news broke that her tattooed, motorcycle-loving hubby cheated, the Oscar winner proved she has better taste by getting up on international sex symbol Scar-Jo at the MTV Video Music Awards. "Now that we have done that, can we please go back to normal because therapy is really expensive." Bullock said after accepting the Generation Award. (And, for the record, this isn't Sandy's first girl-kissing rodeo. She swapped spit with Meryl Streep at the Critics Choice Awards in March.)
2. Miley Cyrus and Her Backup DancerPhoto Credit: WENN.com
The 17-year-old singer caused a stir for what she insists wasn't actually a kiss at all. During a live performance of her new song, "Can't Be Tamed," on Britain's Got Talent this past weekend, she pretended to make out with a female backup dancer. While the public went absolutely nuts, she insisted it was all a big misunderstanding and took to her website to set the record, er, straight. "I promise you I did not kiss her, and it is ridiculous that two entertainers can't even rock out with each other without the media making it some type of story," she wrote.
Photo Credit: Kevin Kane/WireImage3. Britney Spears and Madonna
In what was not at all "Like a Virgin," the opening number at the 2003 MTV VMAs was the raunchiest performance basic cable television had seen up until then. In it, Madonna, Britney Spears, and a forever-left-out Christina Aguilera danced around on stage...and did some other things. But perhaps Xtina shouldn't feel so bad for being omitted from the girl-on-girl-kiss history books. Because it was very soon after that kiss that Spears's life took a downward-spiraling turn, the stunt has been dubbed the "kiss of death."
4. Jessica Biel and Sarah SilvermanPhoto Credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
MTV awards ceremonies certainly have a way of making women make out. At the 2007 VMAs, Justin Timberlake's girlfriend and the foulmouthed comedienne almost locked lips backstage. The tease was a play on the "gimmicky" Britney-Madonna moment. "I'm not going to do some stupid publicity stunt so they can make advertising dollars off of their exploitations" Silverman says, before launching in for a near lip-lock. Unlike Brit, this one left everyone wanting more.
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5. Charlize Theron and a Lucky Lady
The actress is one smart businesswoman. Instead of just locking lips with any ol' lady, Theron drives a hard bargain. During a 2009 charity event, she was having trouble auctioning off a trip to South Africa for anything more than $30,000. So, she upped the ante and added a makeout session to the prize ("I've got t**s, for God's sake," she told the crowd). After one man bid $135,000, a woman rose to the occasion - with $140,000 - and took the stage for a 20-second smooch.
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