Top 20 Gets Amped For The VMAs, Miley Cyrus Gets Banned From The D.R. + More In First Dibs

Miley Cyrus’ plans for the Dominican Republic have been scrapped, Top 20 host Jim Shearer has predictions for Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, and Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz is a proud papa.

  • Government officials in the Dominican Republic have canceled Miley Cyrus’ scheduled concert in the island nation. [BBC]
  • Just like you, Top 20 Countdown’s Jim Shearer can’t wait to find out who wins big at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Watch the clip below to see his pick for Video Of The Year, and tune in to Top 20 tomorrow morning at 9/8C.
  • Speaking of the VMAs, see pics from the rehearsal performance of Jessie J’s massive collaborative track, “Bang Bang.” [MTV News]
  • Nick Cannon reportedly admitted that he and Mariah Carey have been living apart for months. [CNN]
  • Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz welcomed his second child into the world. [People]
  • Chris Brown may be with another woman right now, but that doesn’t mean Rihanna can’t watch him play basketball. [Just Jared]
  • A Scott Weiland doppelganger has been in jail for weeks, initially claiming to be the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman. [The Hollywood Gossip]

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