Video Music Awards or VMAs as it is popularly known, is a big event for the Hollywood music industry. However, it is also an event where the singers are roasted by their haters or non-supporters. Here are five times celebrities were roasted at the VMAs:
In the 2019 VMAs, pop-star Taylor Swift was roasted for her performance at the event. There were complaints about various things, from her choice of song to lip-syncing on her own song. Her fans and non-supporters had taken to Twitter to express their bitter opinion on Taylor’s performance at the VMAs.
#VMAs Taylor Swift lip singing is actually really bad. And I really enjoy seeing her perform. But sorry honey, it’s off!— horizonsummer_wp (@SummerLeighAnna) August 27, 2019
In the 2019 VMAs, Nightmare singer Halsey was roasted a lot by netizens. Having shunned the supermodel sisters, Bella and Gigi Hadid, Halsey was seen sitting next to a man who looked a lot like her alleged ex-boyfriend, G-Eazy. The fans immediately took to Twitter and roasted the singer.
The dude sitting next to Halsey is the Walmart brand G-eazy— Brock 🤘🏼 (@bts5223) August 27, 2019
In the 2018 VMAs, Madonna was asked by MTV to honour Aretha Franklin who had died earlier that week. However, instead of focussing her speech on the Queen of Soul, Madonna’s speech was all about herself. She only made a vague reference to Aretha and at the end of her speech thanked her for “empowering all of us”. Many Twitteratis expressed their bitterness on the matter.
I’m so lost. I thought Madonna was supposed to be paying homage to Aretha but I all heard was her paying homage to herself. HEAVY on the Mayonnaise......— Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) August 21, 2018
2019 VMAs also saw Tana Mongeau getting roasted for not knowing in which state the award show was being hosted. The VMAs last year took place in Newark in New Jersey unlike in New York where it was usually held.
Tana's post on Twitter received a lot of hate. With Tana expressing her love for New York more than once previously and also because she was spotted very often there, everyone thought the celeb did not know the venue for 2019 VMAs. Many people roasted the star for her negligence on Twitter.
Lmao you know the VMAs are in Newark this year right? 😂😂 I’m sure you’re in NYC just imagining you saying Newark is your favorite made me die laughing— Kamary Lyn 🦋 (@Kamary_lyn) August 25, 2019
At the 2018 VMAs, the Backstreet Boys sang snippets of all the songs nominated for Song of the Year. But this did not sit well with the Twitteratis and they roasted the band a lot on social media. Here are some of the reactions,
Backstreet Boys are like dads trying to be hip this is so cringe— jãy (@Iemonade) August 21, 2018
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