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Kanye Krazy?

9/11/2007 7:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kanye West has made it clear -- he don't want his MTV. Or does he?

Blaming the music channel for Britney Spears' public meltdown, West put the network on blast, saying, "They exploited her, they played me and I really don't mess with MTV." West was upset because he says he wanted to perform his new single, "Stronger," on the show's main stage, but was relegated to a "suite" performance by the network, even though Justin Timberlake, who also performed in a suite on Sunday's show, ended up "on the big stage" to close the broadcast. Hold up, hater!


A source connected to the awards show tells TMZ that Kanye was offered the main stage, but opted for the suite, claiming he wanted to "feel the excitement and energy" of a smaller venue, rather than people just sitting there at tables. In addition, Kanye's "Stronger" performance was pre-taped Friday night -- to give it a "night" look -- as the actual show went live Sunday night at 6:00 PM, while there was still daylight in Vegas. Our sources say Kanye "loved" his act and expressed that to the MTV execs who were all there. We ain't sayin' he's a golddigger...

For their part, MTV says it "has a long and collaborative relationship with Kanye and we hope and look forward to continuing that meaningful relationship."
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Shawn    

So sick of his whining!

2568 days ago
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Missy    

He is so gross looking!

2568 days ago
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FABIO    

EFF KAYNE WEST!!!

HE'S NOTHING BUT A WHINY RACIST!!!!!!

2568 days ago
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He's Boring now    

First George Bush doesnt care about Black People. Now West wants everyone to think MTV doesnt care about Black People. Seems to me MTV has done more to market, exhibit, and show more Black performers than all the minstrel shows before it combined.

West should be careful going forward of who he shoots next as the next shot just might be to his own foot.

His act and shtick is getting boring. Go back to your Porn collection and enjoy yourself West instead of bashing everyone and everything that is in your perceived way.

I'm saddened to say you claim my City as your home city. Learn some manners

2568 days ago
5.

Jode2U    

Wow this guy has an ago. Kanye your not that great and your ugly so that doesn't help either! If he quit singing would anyone really even notice?

2568 days ago
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FABIO    

KAYNE: WE KNOW YOU'RE BLACK AND WE KNOW YOU LOST!!!

NO WOULD YOU PLEASE JUST GET OVER YOURSELF???

THANK YOU.

2568 days ago
7.

jay    

kanye is sooo stupid! i hate this guy...
MTV "made" britney look like a fool? she's done that herself already!
just because kanye always makes excuses for himself, doesn't mean he should start making excuses for other people just to draw attention to himself.

2568 days ago
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Dmadison    

Wasn't it Kanye West who had an accident a few years back where they wired his mouth shut? Well, I think somebody needs to go back and do that again. I am so tired of his egotistical tantrums. I could actually like the guy if he'd just his music speak for itself, instead of getting all "pissed off" over not winning. He's a whiner not a winner!

2568 days ago
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Bird    

Wow is he that much of a cry baby that he can't even shut up long enough to sell some records. He has to be turning off fans.

2568 days ago
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DzDawg    

kanye has too big a mouth for his own good.... i gues when you feel as though you are set fincially in life you start spouting off about everyone being racist...

go away kanye socity doesn't need you.

2568 days ago
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Anita    

So when is this IDIOT going to pull out the race card again ???

I guess MTV doesnt like Black people either, eh ??

2568 days ago
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DzDawg    

angry black man cries racism.... where have i heard that before.

2568 days ago
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Mike    

First the VMA's this year were horrible second why is it that every time a Black man takes a stand against something he thinks is wrong he is called a whiner or the favorite "reverse racist" I think what he said was true MTV expoited Britney Spears to make the show more popular. Kanye has the #1 album in the country so he should have headlined. Third what part of hi comments about Katrina were stupid? maybe they were uncalled for at that moment but he made a point while he had a national podium. Was what he said untrue? show any proof to the contrary

2568 days ago
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anonymous    

I have always thought he was kind of crazy, I mean crazy for real. He's going to snap too, just watch...

2568 days ago
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deelicious    

He is the biggest sore loser ever .In 2004, he walked out of the American Music Awards, claiming he was "robbed" in the Best New Artist category. The following year, he promised hellfire and brimstone if his Late Registration album didn't take home the Grammy for Album of the Year. He was quoted, "If I Don't Win Album Of The Year I'm Gonna Have A Problem" And, perhaps most famously of all, he stormed the stage at the 2006 MTV Europe Music Awards after losing the award for Video of the Year! I mean who does this?

2568 days ago
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