There were a lot of good things about Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards: Madonna's speech, the tribute to Michael Jackson, and Pink's amazing trapeze/acrobatic performance, just to name a few. But the sour moment of the mega-show was definitely when Kanye West ran up on stage and interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for Best Female Video.
"Yo Taylor," Kanye said, "I'm happy for you...but I'm sorry, Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all-time!"
Taylor just stood there shocked, Beyoncé shook her head in confusion, and the crowd booed. They continued to boo throughout the show every time Kanye's "Love Lockdown" was announced as a nominee. An MTV insider told Cosmo that Kanye's interruption was not staged and that Taylor was a wreck backstage for the rest of the show. Pink was reportedly ready to defend Taylor's honor, but was talked out of bad-mouthing Kanye on-air during her performance. Instead, Beyoncé helped fix the mess when she received her award for Best Video of the Year and invited Taylor back on stage to finish her acceptance speech.
Pink also tweeted, "Kanye west is the biggest piece of s*** on earth. Quote me." And Taylor has already been interviewed about what it felt like. Now, on a scale of 1 through 10 - with 10 being the worst - how big of a jerk do you think Kanye West is? Tell us your thoughts below!
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