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VMA Non-Controversy

by marie hahn


       The 2010 MTV VMA’s were on September 12, and it was definitely Lady Gaga’s night. Gaga took home eight awards, including the prestigious ‘Video of the Year’ award.              

       Other award winners of the night included Justin Bieber as ‘Best New Artist’, Eminem with the ‘Best Hip-Hop Video’, and other artists such as Beyonce, Florence + the Machine, and Muse.         

        Many people were expecting tension between Taylor Swift and Kanye West, after the highly publicized scandal that occurred at last years VMA’s. On the contrary, they ended up having a heartwarming reconciliation.

         Taylor even wrote a song about last year’s event, referring to Kanye when she said “Who you are is not who you’ve been, you’re still an innocent.” Kanye also managed to redeem himself in his performance, saying “I always find something wrong; you’ve been putting up with my [stuff]  for too long.”

Megan Hughes is in her third year as publications adviser at Park Hill South High School. She currently advises the View newsmagazine, South Paw yearbook and LitMag.