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Consistency in a world gone mad.
While there may be few things anyone might hear to cause them to say- "I never expected that to happen!", it's also true that there aren't as many breaking news stories in the entertainment world as instantly believable as a new Kanye West outburst.
Last night at the VMA's, Beyonce ended up providing damage control after West's somewhat familiar disagreement with VMA results, on this occasion the awarding of "Best Female Video" to Taylor Swift for "You Belong To Me".
Snatching the microphone from Swift's hands as she attempted to give her acceptance speech, West declared that Beyonce had just had one of the best videos of all time, referring to "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It). As The Boston Herald confirmed this morning, noone looked more shocked than Beyonce at the direction events had taken.
It proved an unpopular storming of the stage, as attendees were predictably appalled, chanting Swift's name whenever West was mentioned for the rest of the night.
Beyonce, in a display of class that negated most of the unpleasantness of "Westgate", was the one to give Swift her moment in the sun, eventually calling her back out for an acceptance speech. Along with a barnstorming performance of "Single Ladies", and winning the award for "Video Of The Year", this should, and hopefully will mean that the 2009 VMA's are remembered for Beyonce's talent and goodness, rather than the mess the show could potentially have deteriorated into.