The 15 Most WTF Moments In VMA History

by (@unclegrambo)

13) Say Hello To Nathaniel Hornblower (1994)

Back when Kanye West was in high school and Taylor Swift was in pre-school, a rogue citizen of Switzerland named Nathaniel Hornblower stormed the stage of the VMAs to interrupt the acceptance speech that R.E.M. was about to give for an award given to “Everybody Hurts.” Hornblower, later revealed to be Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys, commanded the stage for a glorious 28 seconds before MTV security hauled him off-stage, heaping praise on “Sabotage” director Spike Jonze and taking credit for “all the ideas in Star Wars.”