Kanye interrupts Obama, and the swift glory of YouTube
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A lightning-quick YouTube user mixed up this spoof of Obama's "You Lie" moment and the Kayne West MTV outburst last night.
West later apologized on his blog for interrupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech during the 2009 VMAs. He wrote, "I'M SOOOOO SORRY TO TAYLOR SWIFT AND HER FANS AND HER MOM." However, the apology is seemingly no longer on his blog, and only exists as a buried post.
We would embed a clip of the Kayne outburst, but MTV has ordered YouTube to take down any such videos. MTV's parent company, Viacom, wants people to see the clips on its sites. Here's a link to the video.
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