Radio City Music Hall was the place to be on Monday night as the 2018 edition of MTV Video Music Awards touched down. Among the big winners to be awarded onstage were Nicki Minaj, Post Malone (for Song of the Year for “Rockstar”) and Ariana Grande (Best Pop for “No Tears Left to Cry), but there was plenty of action off stage — and out of camera-shot.
Read on for what you didn’t see (or hear) on TV…
Jennifer Lopez had a personal photographer in tow, boyfriend Alex Rodriguez. The retired New York Yankee whipped out his own iPhone to take pictures of his lady on the pink carpet. She then instructed him to get a shot of her shoes.
Don’t shade on Fifth Harmony, said the collective crowd at Radio City, many of whom reacted with shock when Tiffany Haddish took a jab at the girl group that spawned Camila Cabello.
Amber Rose, who described her fire engine-red one-piece as “intergalactic space slut” and gave credit to Madonna for bust inspiration, paraded through the lobby complete with S&M-appropriate whip and mask.
Jennifer Lopez’s daughter gives her mom a huge hug when she returns to her seat following her Video Vanguard performance.
Karlie Kloss is introduced to J Lo during a commercial break.
Throughout the entire show, the Radio City lobby is loaded with cast members from MTV shows like “Jersey Shore” and “The Hills” trying desperately to make a spectacle of themselves.
Rita Ora and Bebe Rexha share a kiss backstage with their moon man trophy.
Kylie Jenner stands front and center for her beau Travis Scott’s performance, donning her new platinum blonde hair, which she debuted at her 21st birthday. After his performance, she takes selfies with fans and makes a quick exit.
Madonna puts her arm around Camila Cabello as the two walk off stage following Cabello’s “Video of the Year” win.
With reporting by Michele Amabile Angermiller, Jem Aswad, Marc Malkin and Elizabeth Wagmeister.
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