Taylor Lautner, who offered the award to then-girlfriend Taylor Swift, thought the interruption was a part of a pre-planned skit.
Actor Taylor Lautner nonetheless feels remorseful over what occurred on the MTV Video Music Awards in 2009. Back at the moment, Lautner was on the rise in Hollywood as one of many stars of the Twilight film sequence. At one level, he dated pop star Taylor Swift, and the 2 occurred to be romantically concerned in the course of the 2009 VMAs. It was a giant evening for Swift, as she gained the Best Female Video award for “You Belong with Me.” Making the event all of the extra particular was then-boyfriend Lautner personally presenting her with the award when she got here onto the stage.
What occurs subsequent is one thing everybody who’s seen it’s going to always remember. Infamously, Kanye West interrupted Swift’s acceptance speech to reward Beyonce, ruining the second and stunning everybody who was watching. As it is occurring, Lautner may be seen nonetheless on the stage within the background. And that is the time the Twilight star now says is the one second he would change if he might, declaring it to be his largest profession remorse. Lautner now needs he would have carried out one thing as a substitute of standing idly by, as he wasn’t conscious of what was actually occurring till the second was over.
The revelation comes from Lautner’s podcast, The Squeeze, which is co-hosted with spouse Taylor Dome Lautner. Per TooFab, here is what Lautner mentioned when requested which profession second he would select to relive if he had the flexibility.
“Probably the 2009 VMAs when I presented the award to Taylor… I was unaware the Kanye thing was not a skit… In the middle of giving her thank-you speech, Kanye jumps up onto the stage. I can barely hear it. I can’t see them. I’m just assuming that this whole thing was a practiced and rehearsed skit. Because why else would Kanye West be jumping up on the stage, interrupting Taylor Swift? It just didn’t make sense… If you look back at it, I’m actually caught like laughing, giggling at him… (I thought) ‘I can’t hear them, but this is probably really funny right now.’ He jumped off, she finished [and] the second she turned back around and I saw her face for the first time, I was like, ‘Oh. No, that wasn’t good.'”
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But maybe all’s effectively that ends effectively, as Swift has clearly carried out simply advantageous for herself since that embarrassing second. Lautner would go on to proceed starring in movies after his Twilight years, most just lately showing with Kevin James within the Netflix film Home Team. The film was launched on Netflix final 12 months. Lautner additionally had fundamental roles within the TV reveals Cuckoo and Scream Queens.
Meanwhile, Swift can be getting extra concerned with movie. It was just lately introduced that she is ready to make her feature film directorial debut. As for Kanye, the hip-hop mogul’s status has gone downhill immensely over the previous a number of months attributable to antisemitic feedback and different controversies.