This year’s MTV VMAs did not disappoint. Here are some of the biggest stories from last night’s awards ceremony in New Jersey.
Taylor Swift announces new album
During her acceptance speech for Video of the Year at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift said her new album Midnights will be released on October 21.
Lizzo calls ‘b******’ in the press
In her acceptance speech for the Video for the Good Award, Lizzo called “the people who b*tches have something to say about me in the press.”
Johnny Depp’s Moonman Moment
Johnny Depp made a quick surprise appearance as the face of the MTV VMAs Moon Man trophy. “I just want you guys to know I’m ready for birthdays, bats, weddings, food – whatever old stuff you need,” Depp says in the short clip, seeing his face shown. on top of the Moonman helmet.
Taylor Swift raps with Nicki Minaj
When her companion nominee performed “Super Bass,” Swift seemed to know all the words as she rapped along with the nominee.
Anitta made history
Brazilian singer Anitta made history as the first Brazilian to be nominated, perform and win at the lengthy award ceremony. The Envolver singer used her speech after winning Best Latin to make a political statement about the criminalization of carioca funk, also known as favela funk.
Billy Eichner tore the US Supreme Court
Comedian Billy Eichner tore apart the Supreme Court of the United States and especially Judge Clarence Thomas. Thomas is among those who suggested the court should reconsider same-sex marriage precedents after overturning a Roe v Wade ruling that restricted access to abortion in the country. While showcasing a live performance from Panic! At The Disco, Eichner plugged in his upcoming gay rom-com, Bros.
“We need to show all gay people like Clarence Thomas and all gay people on the Supreme Court that we want gay love stories and that we support LGBTQ people,” the actor said. Comedian told the crowd at New Jersey’s Prudential Stadium.
Video of the day
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/music-news/mtv-vmas-2022-talking-points-from-johnny-depps-bizarre-cameo-to-hosts-supreme-court-tirade-41943983.html The MTV VMAs 2022 talking points, from Johnny Depp’s weird cameo to the presenter’s supreme trial