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Taylor Swift Forgives Kanye With a Song

... While Lady Gaga runs away with awards
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 13, 2010 1:42 AM CDT
Updated Sep 13, 2010 5:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – Taylor Swift forgave Kanye West last night In an unusual musical reconciliation at the MTV Video Music Awards. "Who you are is not what you did," Swift sang to the rapper who rudely stormed onstage last year to challenge Swift's victory in the Best Female Video category. Kanye acknowledged his bad-boy behavior in his own song that ended the program. "Let's toast to the scumbags," he crooned, apparently referring to himself. While the two singers were making nice, Lady Gaga swept the awards, grabbing eight top honors, including wins for Best Pop, Dance, Female Video, and Video of the Year for Bad Romance.

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She also nabbed Best Collaboration for Telephone with Beyoncé. Boy wonder Justin Bieber won for Best New Artist, and Eminem nailed two wins for Best Male Video and Best Hip-Hop Video, reports the New York Daily News. Lindsay Lohan—who nabbed an unofficial honorary Good Sport award—poked fun at her battles with substance abuse, asking host Chelsea Handler in a backstage skit if she was drunk, adding: "You think anyone would work with a drunk? Take it from me! They don't!" For more news on Taylor Swift, click here.

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