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The 12 Shadiest Moments From The 2017 Video Music Awards

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1. Fifth Harmony had a fake "Camila Cabello" fall from the stage before their performance started:

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First there were five, and then there were four...

savage moments in VMA history: 5th Harmony edition

@twitney / Twitter / Via Twitter: @twitney

2. Jack Antonoff snacked on a banana during Katy Perry's opening monologue:

Reminder: He's a frequent Taylor Swift collaborator.
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Reminder: He's a frequent Taylor Swift collaborator.

TAG YOURSELF IM JACK ANTONOFF EATING A BANANA WHEN THE TV CREW CUT TO HIM DURING KATY PERRY'S SPEECH

@dancingswifts / Twitter / Via Twitter: @dancingswifts

3. Katy Perry joked about changing into "some Yeezys"...

...which seemed like an indirect reference to her beef with Taylor Swift since Kanye West is Taylor's other biggest archnemesis.
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...which seemed like an indirect reference to her beef with Taylor Swift since Kanye West is Taylor's other biggest archnemesis.

Katy Perry took her shot at Taylor with that Yeezy reference.

Some Yeezy's @katyperry? I see you girl...lol #VMAs

@RandomRoni_ / Twitter / Via Twitter: @RandomRoni_

4. ...and said she had a "fake baby" just to get more publicity and followers:

While it seemed like she was just throwing general shade at using babies for publicity, some people thought she may have been referring to Louis Tomlinson's baby.

katy perry's comment about management telling her she should have a fake baby for publicity,,,

@eternaltommo / Twitter / Via Twitter: @eternaItommo

Thanks @katyperry for accidentally exposing Louis' babygate πŸ˜… I've known this since day one actually that louis' "b… https://t.co/mwClnExoO5

@christophorapg / Twitter / Via Twitter: @christophorapg

i can't believe louis tomlinson let katy perry babysit his fake baby. #vma

@asdfghunter / Twitter / Via Twitter: @asdfghunter

5. She also called Justin Bieber out for not knowing all the lyrics to his hit song "Despacito" and called him a baby:

"My baby knows all the words to 'Despacito' unlike some other babies I know."
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"My baby knows all the words to 'Despacito' unlike some other babies I know."

Lol i will say when @katyperry shaded bieber on not knowing the lyrics to despacito i fell out #VMAs

@princericosuave / Twitter / Via Twitter: @princericosuave

6. Cardi B had this reaction to Ed Sheeran's performance and it promptly turned into a meme:

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Here's the full moment...

I had the same reaction as cardi b when ed Sheeran started singing xo tour llif3 πŸ˜‚ #vmas #VMAs2017

@jxyyla / Twitter / Via Twitter: @jxyyla

Cardi b reaction about to be the new blinking eyes meme #VMAs

@edi_lively19 / Twitter / Via Twitter: @edi_lively19

7. Adam Levine and his wife Behati Prinsloo hated on the whole show from afar:

It's always exciting to see how utterly horrible the VMAs will be. They really delivered so far this year. #HOLYFUCK

@adamlevine / Twitter / Via Twitter: @adamlevine

Whoever wrote Katy Perry's script for the #VMAs , I just want to let you know it's next level cringe worthy 😳 #makeitstop

@BeePrinsloo / Twitter / Via Twitter: @BeePrinsloo

8. Julia Michaels' performance of "Issues" was cut off in the middle and people (including Adam Levine again!) were pissed:

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Julia Michaels gets cut off while she's singing and Lorde gets to NOT sing her whole song

@adamlevine / Twitter / Via Twitter: @adamlevine

THEY JUST DID JULIA MICHAELS SO DIRTY I CAN'T BELIEVE IT #VMAs

@prasejeebus / Twitter / Via Twitter: @prasejeebus

I would have loved to see @imjmichaels full performance 😀

@ashleytisdale / Twitter / Via Twitter: @ashleytisdale

9. Remy Ma brought up her feud with Nicki Minaj again by saying, "Nicki, what's good?" during her one on-screen moment:

Sooo instead of basking in her moment, Remy Ma decided to say, "Nicki, what's good?" at the #VMAs . I thought we we… https://t.co/kugO6WzV43

@dcfab / Twitter / Via Twitter: @dcfab

aww cute , remy ma was on tv for not even a minute and STILL found a way to mention nicki #VMAs

@ashtonandnarry / Twitter / Via Twitter: @ashtonandnarry

10. And of course, Taylor Swift released her "Look What You Made Me Do" video and probably shaded Katy Perry...

Taylor swift really put a Grammy in the video that's shade to Katy perry #VMAs #LookAtWhatYouMadeMeDo #LWYMMD

@FameMonsterNYC / Twitter / Via Twitter: @FameMonsterNYC

11. ...and Tom Hiddleston...

OMG THE I <3 TS TOM HIDDLESTON SHIRTS!!! #VMAs

@jessgood / Twitter / Via Twitter: @jessgood

12. ...AND LITERALLY HER GODDAMN SELF.

It's been fun, MTV! See y'all in 2018 for even more shade, please.

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Sorry, had to show it one last time.

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