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Kanye West Ruins Taylor Swift's VMAs Win

Kanye West Ruins Taylor Swift's VMAs Win

Taylor Swift won “Best Female Video” during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, beating out Beyonce, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga and P!nk.

But Kanye West ruined what was supposed to be Taylor‘s big night!

When Taylor was giving her acceptance speech on stage, Kanye ran up on stage, grabbed the microphone and said, “Yo Taylor. I’m really happy for you. I’ma let you finish but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time. One of the best videos of all time!”

Kanye then shrugged his shoulders and walked off stage.Cameras panned for a reaction shot from Beyonce, who looked shocked.

Taylor stood there, stunned and speechless. The audience stared to boo Kanye as he left the stage and started to cheer for Taylor.

How rude, Kanye!!!

Kanye West Ruins Taylor Swift’s VMAs Win
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Posted to: 2009 MTV VMAs, Kanye West, Taylor Swift

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  • Jill

    Stupid, no-class buffoon…

  • camie

    Wow. What a idiot. Kanye needs a life. He’s such a racist pig.

  • Rose

    Video already removed due to copyright claim :-(

  • Catalina

    What a piece of garbage.

  • regina


  • Val

    I saw it!!
    Kayne sucks!

  • ob

    what a douche.

  • jamie

    douche, douche, douche, douche….douche.

  • catalina89


  • nyob

    The comment above is correct – he is a racist pig. As well as a low class, ignorant hood rat. How embarrassing for Beyonce. And Taylor Swift is just a kid – shame on him.

  • Kimberly

    Stupid Idot. He is jealous that she is getting success. His music sucks anyways.

  • joanne

    Poor Taylor, HOW RUDE! i don’t think she deserved the best female Video, but that was just plain rude and unprofessional. what a dickhead

  • catalina89


  • jim

    OMG what a mean douchebag…poor young Tatlor. How dare he!

  • Anna

    This makes me dislike Kanye even more than I already did!

  • danny

    I wonder if it was done to him, how would he have reacted. IDIOT

  • Isabella

    Kanye West is such a complete reckless idiot!
    I feel soooo sorry for taylor, she really deserves this VMA award

  • lala

    WHAT A D1CKHEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Hey

    They both suck!

  • vale


  • wha

    where did he even come from?

  • Sarah

    like ricky martin wrote on his twitter , taylor has sold 10 million albums in less than 2 years, and her fans aren’t wrong SHE DESERVED IT ! team taylor!

  • lollipop

    He is clearly on something….Whatever it is, he needs to get off and fast. The police should have escorted his *ss out of there. Incredibly disrespectful!

  • marvin

    poor Taylor , kanye west was really bad !!

  • Suzy

    Kayne once again proves that he has no class. How embarrassing for both Taylor and Beyonce.

  • jessica

    What a true class act Kanye! Two thumbs up! He’s absolutely pathetic! Him and his trashy bald headed women need to just go into a ditch somewhere!

  • Supertiff

    It’s not his fault guys! Obviously he couldn’t control his actions because of that bottle of hennessy he was chugging at the entrance….

  • me

    aww, taylor. :(

  • Michelle

    I hope Kanye doesnt win a thing cause of that!!!

  • staro

    well… she shouldn’t have won.

  • LALA

    that was just unprofessional and rude.

  • Victoria

    That was so rude of him to do! Taylor deserved that award more than anyone! She is so sweet and humble. I would have cried if I were her. Totally uncalled for and MTV should NEVER let him back in!

  • snugs

    Kanye is an *sshole!! Why is he even famous anyway?
    Taylor Swift deserves her win and so much more.

  • suzy q

    When is the world finally gonna be done with him. And I don’t think Beyonce looked that shocked. She flattered and keep smiling. She should have stood up and chanted “Taylor”.

  • Nabs

    I was waiting for you to post this… OMG! Kanye is the biggest f-ing JERK how the hell could he do that to her??
    Taylor Swift rocks… much love to her she deserved to win <3

  • leo

    For the first time i like Kanye.

    Who’s that chick Taylor Swift?

  • Lauren

    Love her, hate him! That was so rude & she deserves that award.

  • Donna

    dude, kanye is sooo racist. Beyonce and taylor are both great but taylor WON. Kanye is soo gonna use the race card and say the only reason why beyonce didn’t win was b/c she’s “black”.

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l

    a douche, ass hole, moron.. yeah. racist? hahaha.. how so.. he will never live that down. he’s a fcuking idiot. but damn.. the look on taylors face was fcuking priceless. hahahaha..

  • Tee

    @ Staro:
    Um ok, so that gives him a reason to be incredibly rude and disrespectful?

  • Karina

    I dislike Kanye even more now. what a douchbag. that was so messed up. poor taylor!

  • Karina

    I dislike Kanye even more now. what a douchbag. that was so messed up. poor taylor!

  • Serena

    Jared: Beyonce was indeed nominated in this category. She was the first one mentioned.

  • jolie-pitt joy

    what was racist about that? he was rude and he was being kanye and i bet he did it for exactly what is happening to happen: to be in the papers. i mean the guy is college educated and smart – he knows people would be talking so he did this. it was not racist just a total pr ploy. he’s nuts but he’s an artist so that is how it goes. reminds me of the days of award shows, when crazy stuff actually happened! i dunno, kinda funny. but poor taylor. lol.

  • haha

    this guy is a LOSER!! anyone hear him sing live? he can’t sing if his life depending on it. epic fail kanye. go home PUH lease!!!

  • Kimberly

    LMAO when Diddy said Kanye as one of the nominees for Best Male Video, everyone in the audience booed him and went TAYLOR TAYLOR! LMAO Talk about payback.

  • lola

    what a serious mental case…he needs to be banned
    he’s outta control & mean & unprofessional
    nice example Kanyedouche to your peers. UGH.

    NOW I like Taylor!

  • lululu

    wish she wouldve told that dumb @ss to sit the fu@k down.

  • Karena

    Poor Taylor!!

  • w0w

    that was rude. i don’t think taylor deserves to win but people voted for her so she deserve to accept the award and give her acceptance speech. taylor probably felt really awkard on the stage. kanye is a d!ckhead. he made beyonce look like a sour loser. beyonce must have felt really bad about what happened.