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Tiffany Haddish Shades Fifth Harmony During Camila Cabello’s Performance And The Shut Downs Were Swift AF

In case you missed it, the VMAs have a history of being all kinds of dramatica. Especially when Fifth Harmony members (past and most recent) come to play. Last year, after former member Camila Cabello departed the group with a sudden exit, the women who were left behind dramatically reintroduced themselves to fans at the VMAs as a four women troupe by throwing a Camila stand-in off stage.

This year, after Cabello cleaned up at the award show on Monday night, more drama ensued. This time it was stoked by fans who’ve clearly struggled with the parting of an iconic group.

On Monday, Tiffany Haddish and Nicki Minaj went head to head on an argument torn fans of Fifth Harmony have had for a year.

The public, and seemingly playful, spat occurred when Tiffany Haddish took the stage at Radio City Music Hall alongside Kevin Hart to present the award for Best Hip-Hop Video. While making an introduction for the award, the “Girls Trip” actress congratulated Camilla Cabello for the awards she’d been nominated for that evening. “Camila Cabello … is nominated for five VMAs tonight. Five of ‘em!” Haddish said. “I’m super proud of her. So, those of you watching at home: Hi, Fifth Harmony!”

Hart, who appeared shook by the comment like the rest of those watching in the audience responded by exclaiming “Oh, God. Oh, Tiffany went there. Oh, God. That just happened! You never know what’s going to happen at the VMAs.” Cabello shook her in response so as if not to encourage Haddish any further.

Soon after, Haddish announced that Minaj won the Moon Person statuette for her “Chun-Li” music video. It didn’t take long for Minaj, who is rumored to be collaborating with member Normani on a new track, to call out Haddish for her slight at Fifth Harmony once she took the stage. “Tiff, don’t be coming for Fifth Harmony because Normani is that bitch,” she said. “I’m just saying!” Fortunately, the rapper quickly cracked a smile and followed up her comment  with “No, I love you.”

Of course, it didn’t take long for Twitter to voice their shock at the exchange.

Not too many were surprised that Minaj took her moment on stage to shut the shade down.

The Trinidadian-American rapper has done this. few times at the awards show. Anyone not living beneath a rock during the summer of 2015 will easily recollect a fine moment in which the voice behind “Majesty” came down on Miley Cyrus for a comment the “Bangerz” artist had made about her in a magazine.

And as surprising as the moment was, many clapped back Haddish for stoking at a wound that has clearly not healed.

#1 Let’s stop pitting women against each other.

#2 Normani IS fire

#3 Love you Tiff but chill now.

So far, everyone agrees that they love Tiffany, but could do without the mean jokes.

After all, we gotta stick together and praise each other’s accomplishments. Not tear one another apart.


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20 Unforgettable Moments For Latinx Artists At The MTV Video Music Awards

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20 Unforgettable Moments For Latinx Artists At The MTV Video Music Awards

Every year, one of the biggest nights of award season occurs in the summer at the MTV Video Music Awards. This year, we saw stars who’ve been around for a while with incredible style put on amazing performances.

Here’s a look at 20 unforgettable moments for Latinx artists.

That time Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston wore the same dress.

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The two singers showed up to the award show stage wearing the same brown dress in  1998 to present an award. Mariah looked to Whitney and smiled “That’s a one of a kind isn’t it?” she said about the dress. The two embraced and talked about how they loved each other.

JLO and her awkward moment with the mayor.

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Before he was Trump’s lawyer, he was Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani. He appeared on stage at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards alongside Lopez.

Shakira at her breakout stardom.

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Shakira had been popular in the Latin music scene for ages, but made a big break in the U.S. with “Hips Don’t Lie.” That year she showed up to the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall looking like quite the snack.

When Christina Aguilera went dirrrty.

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The pop princess had made quite a name for herself in music in the early 90s with hits like “Genie in a Bottle” and “Come On Over.” It wasn’t until 2002 with the release of her album Stripped however that she began to distinguish herself as a true solo artist and queen. For the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall she donned a new signature look of an era.

Howie D shows up with BSB

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The famous Puerto Rican Backstreet Boy showed up with his crew at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards held at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center in New York City on September 6, 2001 just days before September 11th. The event took place in a pre-Facebook, pre-Instagram, pre-Twitter, and pre-Snapchat era where all eye were on stage instead of peering the gaze of a smartphone. 

Xtina all braided up and urban.

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Years before Twitter was around to call out the singer for cultural appropriation she posed for pictures at the MTV Video Music Awards September 6, 2001 in New York City wearing twine braids and look that had quite the urban feel.

The Lady Marmalade performers show up.

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Singers Lil” Kim, Mya, Christina Aguilera and Pink arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards September 6, 2001 in New York City as a troupe having collaborated on the soundtrack for the film “Moulin Rouge!”

“Milkshake” singer Kelis blew up the night with a simple look.

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For the 2001 Video Music Awards during the Radio Forum at Metropolitan Opera House in New York City Kellis showed up in an I Love New York shirt.

Paulina Rubio bares all on the red carpet.

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The Mexican singer and actress showed up at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, in Miami Beach, Florida at the Jackie Gleason Theater October 21, 2004 baring red underwear and a pretty bold gold look.

Christina being all holier than though.

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A report by the Telegraph noted how “Aguilera opened the show with a raunchy stripping nun routine. She came on stage wearing a nun’s habit and surrounded by a choir, then ripped off the garment to reveal a barely-there outfit and broke into the opening bars of her hit song Dirrty.”

Years after rocking a “dirty” look, Christina embraced a new era of style

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Christina performed alongside and at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards at the American Airlines Arena August 29, 2004 in Miami, Florida. 

Princess Wayuu showed up in an iconic sheer number

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Venezuelan actress Patricia Velasquez, also known as the first indigenous supermodel, appeared at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America in 2003 a year before her appearance in “Mindhunters.”

Ricky Martin got the crowd lit before it was a thing.

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Ricky Martin performs onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America 2003 at the Jackie Gleason Theater October 23, 2003 in Miami, Florida lighting up the crowd.

Christina Aguilera and musician Dave Navarro get rowdy.

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Singer Christina Aguilera and musician Dave Navarro perform onstage during the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 28, 2003 in New York City. 

The most epic kiss of all time.

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Britney Spears, Madonna, and Christina Aguilera perform onstage during the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 28, 2003 in New York City. During the show, Madonna shared a kiss with Britney and Christina that had the crowd going insane. 

Christina went for a showgirl look that STUNNED.

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2003 was a big year for Aguilera who showed up to the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 28, 2003 in New York City in a hot pink dress tabloid could not stop talking about. 

Shakira runs the show.

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Shakira performed on stage at at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, August 29, 2002.


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When One User Shared How Devastating Homophobia Can Be, This Fifth Harmony Member Stepped Up

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When One User Shared How Devastating Homophobia Can Be, This Fifth Harmony Member Stepped Up

On Monday, a user on Twitter asked “What will you do if your son comes out as GAY?” The responses that flooded ranged in severity, from one user insisting corrective rape would reverse their sexual orientation, to another claiming they would murder their child. It was enough to dishearten one user so much that he commented on the thread to say “this is why we (LGBTQ+) commit suicide.”

It didn’t take long for this user’s eye-opening response to catch the attention of singer Lauren Jauregui.

The Fifth Harmony member responded to the tweet in a display of solidarity.

Jauregui who has been an open and active advocate for LGBTQ rights throughout her career, turned the negative post into an opportunity to support and encourage her fans. After one user tweeted that the thread had triggered her fears of coming out to her family, Jauregui came in with love and comfort.

“Do not be terrified,” Jauregui told her. “Your truth is not shameful, and anyone who shames you for living your truth only does it because they are ashamed of who they are.”

The singer took time to respond to several users who expressed their concerns about the now viral homophobic thread.

This is not Jauregui’s first time standing up for the LGBTQ+ community.

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In 2016, the openly bisexual Cuban-American addressed the Trump administration in a candid letter published in Billboard, and shamed them for the vitriol that they spread throughout the 2016 campaign.

“You voted for a person who built an 18-month campaign off the back of your hatred. He manipulated ALL of you with such ease by speaking to the darker parts of you that had started to feel ashamed about the way you viewed the ‘politically correct’ world,” she wrote.

It was in this same letter that Jauregui came out to fans.

“I am a bisexual Cuban-American woman and I am so proud of it, ” she wrote. “I am proud to be part of a community that only projects love and education and the support of one another.”

Jauregui continued, “I am proud to feel the whole spectrum of my feelings and I will gladly take the label of ‘bitch’ and ‘problematic’ for speaking my mind… But, I will also extend the fullest hand of compassion and empathy for anyone labeling me as such.”

The singer’s role in spreading messages of  resistance amongst members of the  LGBTQ+ community has had a huge impact on her fans.

Jauregui has been doing her part to encourage pride, resilience, and self-assertiveness amongst her LGBTQ+ fans. Soon after the election of Donald Trump, she used her platform once again to directly send fans messages of love and support.

“Love yourself and be yourself. It’s beautiful.”


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