32 Most Outrageous MTV VMAs Moments of All Time

From Miley's twerk to Eminem being a jerk, the craziest highlights from the ceremony's wild past

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26. Britney Spears and a Python Perform "I'm a Slave 4 U" (2001)

Besides maybe Kevin Federline, the biggest snake Britney Spears has ever encountered is the albino Burmese python she tangled with at the 2001 VMAs. Debuting the slinky Neptunes beat of "I'm a Slave 4 U," Spears' dance moves were taut and polished during this Amazonian performance even before Banana was placed, iconically, onto her shoulders. PETA was less than thrilled with the stunt, but at least pop star kept in touch with her reptillian co-star. As of two years ago, she reported that the python was alive and well.

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