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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From Last Night’s VMAs

Lez be honest, chances are you didn’t watch last night’s MTV Video Music Awards. And really, you didn’t miss much. We don’t predict too much VMA chatter today at the proverbial water cooler.

But the night wasn’t completely devoid of notable moments.

So without further ado, here’s the good, the bad and the ugly from the 2014 VMAs.

The Good:

Sam Smith crooned his way into our hearts, yet again:


Laverne Cox showed up looking like an interstellar space queen:


And if Laverne was a space queen, Amber Rose was a sexy metal plated stripper from Saturn’s third ring:

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Beyonce killed it by closing the show with a 16-minute medley of her latest album:


And Blue was digging what Mommy was serving:

OK, now The Bad:

Nicki Minaj opened up the night with a wardrobe malfunction during her performance of “Anaconda.” Normally this would make the “good” list by sheer virtue of being exciting, except that it was the most boring near-nude experience you could imagine: wardrobe

Jim Carrey did full Jim Carrey shtick as he pranced around the stage showing what he’d do with his scarf if he were at Burning Man. This would be unfunny enough on its own, but then he had to go and fall down.


When Kim Kardashian’s breasts found out they weren’t eligible to win any awards, they hit the champagne hard and wouldn’t shut up about how overrated Bey is:

Screen Shot 2014-08-25 at 9.49.11 AMBrace yourself, here’s The Ugly:

Speaking of Kim and her cloney clan — during a tribute to the conflicts in Ferguson, Mo. and a moment of silence for Mike Brown, the camera cut to Kim, Kylie and Kendall to discover all three with phones out and fingers tapping away. Perhaps they were just Googling what Ferguson is in the first place:


The awkward rotten banana peel half-dress is one thing, but the “#hashtag” clutch is actual proof that humanity’s end is nearer than we thought:

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They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. But when one talentless pop star (Katy Perry) imitates an even more talentless pop star (Britney Spears), nobody should feel flattered. Here is Katy and Riff Raff imitating Britney and Justin’s denim look. Oh, the humanity:



Special Runner Up:

Ok, so this may have happened at VMA benefit preshow, but this clip of Iggy Azalea falling off the stage might be our favorite moment of this entire post:

    • Desert Boy

      Beyonce was the only entertaining person on the VMAs. To be honest, this was the first time I was bored and thought, “stop wasting your time and mind on this crap.” Maybe I’m getting older?

      An aside, why can’t the VMAs, and Grammys, resist the urge to show endless cut-aways of Taylor Swift dancing badly? Heffa dances as bad as she sings.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 2:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DDstar1me

      @Desert Boy ….I agree. I am a big fan of Beyoncé but even her performance as perfect as it always is, was a snooze fest.

      I think I’m just getting old and sick of the foolishness as well lol….

      The music industry is headed to the trash dump. Everyone is over sexed or naked and talentless.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 2:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bitemelo

      The nail in the coffin for me was lorde winning best rock video against artic monkeys and black keys (which the presenter called black eyes). I can’t anymore. I’m out.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 2:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jarrod

      What the fuck is a Beyonce?

      Aug 25, 2014 at 3:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarkZephyr

      This article overdid the snark as far as I am concerned.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 3:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Xzamilio

      This article was snark-perfection, as far as I am concerned.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 3:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • lencho

      They disappeared sometime Friday afternoon, but I had a couple towels in my bathroom that looked suspiciously like Kim Kardashian’s ‘dress’. How has this whole K-Family lasted more than their already too long 15 minutes. There is something seriously wrong with USians…

      Aug 25, 2014 at 4:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • stranded

      @DarkZephyr: I agree.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 5:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Wooly

      Who are these people and why are they important?

      Aug 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • siltor67

      them kardashians are nasty whores… i laughed when iggy fell..girl can’t rap for the life of her..what the hell is a riff raff and someone please shoot him!!

      Aug 25, 2014 at 6:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • strix1

      When does MTV play these videos they give away awards for? I never see music videos on Music TeleVision (MTV)anymore…they have nothing to do with good videos and only to do with who is popular.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 7:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Franco C.

      Meh. Most of these “artists” couldn’t write or read a sheet of music if their careers depended on it. Meow.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 7:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MusicEsMiVida

      Beyoncé was AMAZING, as usual… Performing the entire album was genius!! Best album snippet in existence. King Bey<3

      Aug 25, 2014 at 9:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • michael mellor

      Half-naked corporate bimbos who lip-synch on a stage are going to destroy the music business. These bimbos suck and so does MTV.

      Aug 25, 2014 at 10:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • lykeitiz

      @michael mellor: Sadly, your prediction has already come true.
      @Xzamilio: Agreed!
      @bitemelo: Thank you for saying that! As the corporate-owned press naturally drooled over that sh&t-fest, I have not heard ONE report about a nominee being mispronounced! (Black Eyes…really?)
      @DDstar1me: And now I don’t have to say anymore….

      Except Thank You to Querrty for having the blz to call it out!

      Aug 26, 2014 at 12:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sebizzar

      The only performances I enjoyed were Sam Smith and Ariana Grande. 5 Seconds of Summer was pretty nice and Usher’s new song is okay I guess.

      I definitely agree that the winners were bad choices. Artist to Watch should have gone to Sam Smith, Best Pop Video should have been “Happy”, and Lorde isn’t “rock” -.-

      Aug 26, 2014 at 1:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • stranded

      why would you bring a baby to an awards show? Seems tacky and attention seeking. Just like Will Smith did with his kids.

      Aug 26, 2014 at 8:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jake357

      If you’re old enough to buy liquor and still watching the VMAs / listening to corporate pop (a la the Top 40), you might need to re-examine your life.

      Aug 26, 2014 at 9:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LadyL

      @stranded: I know you’re right, but she sure was/is cute. Reeeally hoping Baby Blue grows into her mom’s looks rather than, um, her dad’s. There. I said it. Someone had to.

      Aug 27, 2014 at 11:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LadyL

      Got another one of those bizarre “Slow Down. You’re posting too fast” error messages when I tried to post the above comment. You know what, WordPress? Shut up.

      Aug 27, 2014 at 11:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sebizzar

      @LadyL: Lol I get that too, it is extremely annoying especially if you had typed a long comment >_<

      Sep 2, 2014 at 4:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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