At the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Nicki Minaj sparred with Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber cried on stage, and Taylor Swift and Minaj, who had been warring, hugged on stage.
But the show stopper was the speech that Kanye West delivered when he received the Video Vanguard Award.
Just as rumors that swirled all week suggested, Taylor Swift presented him with the award. Anyone who was expecting a standard acceptance speech from him didn’t get it, nor should they have expected one.
Instead of the standard “I’d like to thank my vocal coach” fare, the TV audience and those in attendance at the the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles were treated to 10 minutes of free-form rambling, thanks in part to marijuana that West said he had smoked backstage “to get the edge off.”
West closed it out with the news that he will run for president in…
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