31 Most Outrageous MTV VMAs Moments of All Time

From Miley's twerk to Eminem being a jerk, the craziest highlights from the ceremony's first 31 years

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"Weird Al" Yankovic Out-Woos the Audience (1989)

Sharing the podium with anxious-looking A Different World actress Jasmine Guy, Weird Al didn't let fluffed-up audience praise careen past while presenting the Best Video of a Song from a Motion Picture at the 1989 ceremony. Each time a crescendo of "woo" rose from the crowd, he spat one back at them — loudly and obnoxiously. Meanwhile, Guy tightened her smile ever so slightly. When winners U2 and B.B. King weren't there to claim their win, Al's final flourish was to "pretend" to snatch the Moonman from Guy's arms.

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