10 Most Memorable VMA Moments EVER! (page 9)

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2. Fiona Denounces Her Award

“This award is bull#*&@”

If you’re a young, up and coming artist in the music industry and you’re invited to one of the biggest nights in music of the year, if you’re somehow lucky enough to be voted on as the Best New Artist and you somehow get handed this award by the legendary [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm]… you should throw it away and explain to everyone at home how they’re a fool for watching such an asinine program.

Ya know, or just say ‘Thanks’.

In ’97 after creaming [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Wallflowers[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Hanson[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jamiroquai[/lastfm] in the Rookie of the Year category, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Fiona Apple[/lastfm] strolled up to the podium to deliver the greatest acceptance speech of all time.

“I didn’t prepare a speech and I’m sorry, but I’m glad I didn’t because I’m not going to do it like everybody else does it,— Everybody out there who is watching this world — this world is bulls—.”

Atta girl!

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