MTV has shared a split-screen view of Miley and Nicki's live TV spat, perhaps in response to speculation that it was all staged for ratings.
The advent and subsequent rise of social media has changed the way we consume media and celebrity culture in every conceivable way, and that includes the MTV Video Music Awards.
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Some viewers are adamant that this was merely an MTV-staged attempt at some added drama, but Miley sure did seem visibly flustered.
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"I think there’s a way you speak to people with openness and love," she said.
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