Kanye Wigs Out During Taylor's MTV Award
'I'm sooooo sorry,' he writes on blog after crazy rant
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 14, 2009 3:15 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Crazed hip-hopper Kanye West stormed the stage last night during Taylor Swift's speech accepting her MTV award for Best Female Video to plug Beyoncé's video. Giddy country-music sweetheart Swift was mid-sentence when West, spotted earlier swigging cognac, yanked the mike from her to rant to a stunned audience. West was escorted from the building. Beyoncé, who won the award for Best Music Video at the end of the program, invited Swift on stage with her, saying: "I would like Taylor to come and have her moment."

West later apologized for his bizarre intrusion on his blog, writing: "I'm sooooo sorry to Taylor Swift and her fans and her mom." Swift said after the program in New York: "I was excited to be onstage because I just won the award. And then I was excited that Kanye West was onstage. Then, I wasn't excited anymore."

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youngblood
Sep 14, 2009 12:39 PM CDT
Nothing can take back that moment on how this asshole stole her thunder while she was getting an award, somebody should have threw his ass off stage, where was security? What a major asshole he is!
nick
Sep 14, 2009 11:10 AM CDT
He should have just shouted, "You lie".
cochiserocks
Sep 14, 2009 11:06 AM CDT
Too much bolivian marching powder and a messianic complex will do that to you!