This is always a tough one, guys. You’re supposed to take risks at the MTV Video Music Awards. You’re supposed to be a rock star. But sometimes that backfires. Sometimes you wind up looking like a Christmas tree, and sometimes you’re so scared of winding up on a list like this that you dress like you’re attending a ladies’ luncheon. That’s why we really, really hate to list some of the people we love both here. Taylor Swift, you looked lovely in that white suit — but like you were about to attend an event with your adoptive Kennedy family. And Alicia Keys, you were so close with most of your golden goddess look, until the part where it swallowed your legs. Katy Perry’s gown also could have been improved by a little tweaking. We would have been OK with Ezra Miller looking like a long-lost member of the Black Crowes — he is so awesome in Perks of Being a Wallflower that we love everything he does — but it was distracting from the beauty of Emma Watson’s outfit. And we’ve already mentioned Miley Cyrus borrowing Pink’s steez, but we haven’t yet talked about how she also seemed to be inspired by Morticia Addams. We’re also reluctant to put Nicki Minaj here, since she’s always in a category of her own, but there just seemed to be no unifying theme to her lace bodysuit chauffeur thingy. Our point is, nothing you’ll see here is unforgivable. It’s just, well, disappointing? Peruse the gallery and tell us what you think!
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The camera makes us do strange things. Alcohol makes us do strange things. Combine the two, and you have the Jersey Shore. The photo on the left is of Sammi Sweetheart Giancola and Deena Nicole Cortese doing their thing in Florence, Italy where the show is being taped. Naturally, footage of them walking around shopping ain’t going to get ratings right? So Deena Nicole — as evidenced by the photo on the right — decided to climb off the side of a huge bridge. Because the laws of gravity do not apply to the Jersey Shore guys. What goes up, can’t go splat!
Long story short, Deena and the Florentine bridge were not amici with each other. Big bridge, little Deena. She couldn’t get back up and, after dangling dangerously off the side, had to be pulled up by security and Sammi. Apparently, shots of them drinking aren’t going to be permitted while they’re shooting in the country. So they obviously needed something stupid enough to replace Snooki and gang slurring through an episode. This is it. Brilliant television, guys, really.
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On the right is Deena Nicole Cortese from the Jersey Shore—also known as Snooki 2.0. On the left is an unidentified woman — a fan, clearly — who decided to lick Deena’s arm. Is this a new trend that we’re unaware of? If you like someone, lick them? We’re assuming that you have to like the person right, otherwise the whole licking thing is moot. Needless to say, we’ve decided not to get on board with this. Not that there’s a bunch of people we wouldn’t like to lick (and it’s a large bunch), but we’re going to try our level best never to actually go ahead with it.
One must also raise a hygiene point with this photograph. It was taken at Sammi “Sweetheart“s 24th birthday (Happy Birthday, Sammi!) at the Chateau nightclub in Las Vegas. There’s got to have been sweat, lady! WHY would you do that! Meh… it’s Vegas. Grosser things have happened.
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Yes yes, we know, we’re just as sick of talking about the 2010 Video Music Awards as you are. THAT SAID! We were watching the show again last night — clearly, we’re gluttons for punishment — and noticed something that we didn’t initially process on Sunday night. Namely, that Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola of Jersey Shore fame looked, to quote Zoolander, “really, really, ridiculously good looking.” But did she look too good-looking?
We’re not sure if it was the lighting, her makeup, or the particular blend of her spray tan that night, but there was definitely something different about the Jersey Shore cast member. Considering that cameras have been filming everyone’s favorite guidos since February pretty much non-stop, we can’t (and won’t!) say with any certainty that Sammi has had work done (though commenters on both Television Without Pity and Long Island Families aren’t exactly holding back their opinions). Instead, we’ve put together a few snaps of Sammi that range from the glorious day that that the Jersey Shore cast members were first introduced until the present day. What conclusions do YOU draw?
rnrnWe are, we are! We’ve bought all of the ingredients to blend up a killer batch of Ron Ron Juice, we purchased a ten package session at our nearest tanning booth (btw, those new tanning booth new taxes suck, Obama!), and we got our last paycheck in quarters so we’d never have to run out of them at the laundry again. All in preparation for the second season of Jersey Shore, which airs tonight at 10/9 on MTV. rnrnAs a means of celebrating this momentous occasion, celebrity photographer (and probable creep) Terry Richardson released a bunch of new pics today featuring The Situation, DJ Pauly D, Snooki and the rest of the gang. So don’t put your face too close to the monitor when you’re looking at them; you never know what you might catch.rnrn[Photos: Terry Richardson’s Diary]rnrn