MTV Video Music Awards 2013: Robin Thicke, Jared Leto and Scotch-fueled videos

Cutting edge isn't usually applied to a show 30 years in, particularly awards shows, but little about the MTV Video Music Awards is usual.The 30th VMAs will be celebrated live Sunday, Aug. 25 from Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Some, like Kelly Rowland, will present an award because she wants to be part of it. Kanye West will make a record seventh appearance at the VMAs."I always love those things because it's like an old high-school reunion," Robin Thicketells Zap2it. Thicke's sexy video "Blurred Lines," which was holding onto No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart longer than any other song of 2013, took three nominations."I just told [director] Diane Martel I wanted to do a funny, silly video, and she came up with funny, silly ideas, and came up with a version clothed and a version naked, and she put it all together," Thicke says.Despite the controversy over the video's sexual themes, there's an old-fashioned Rat...


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