In Chris Brown-Drake Feud, Score One for Brown

And he gets a kiss from Rihanna, too, at VMAs
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 7, 2012 8:22 AM CDT
In Chris Brown-Drake Feud, Score One for Brown
This combination of 2012 and 2011 file photos shows hip hop stars Chris Brown, left, and Drake.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, Chris Pizzello, File)

(Newser) – Chris Brown won Best Male Video over rival Drake at last night's MTV Video Music Awards, but no bottles or punches were thrown afterward. The two hip-hop stars, who used to be friends, turned enemies after Rihanna dated them both. Their entourages were recently involved in a bar brawl, which host Kevin Hart mentioned during his opening skit: He joked that the entire bottle-throwing fight was over the fact that "Drake is from Canada. Drake loves to recycle. Drake thought there was a recycle bin in Chris' section."

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The rivalry may have heated up even more last night, because Rihanna kissed Brown after he won the award for "Turn Up the Music," reports Radar, which has a picture. Rihanna, who won Video of the Year (for "We Found Love"), also performed at the awards show—and got her butt grabbed by rapper A$AP, who performed a guest verse. The Huffington Post has a picture—and calls the move "interesting," considering Brown was watching. Click for a complete list of VMA winners. (Read more MTV Video Music Awards stories.)

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