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MTV Awards Tainted

Eminem/Bruno Was Staged

6/2/2009 10:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The head writer of the MTV Movie Awards has finally cleared up something everyone already knew anyway -- the cheeky exchange between Bruno's bare backside and Eminem's face was completely staged.

Mtv Movie Awards Bruno Eminem

The L.A. Times spotted the following note on Scott Aukerman's website:

"Yes, the Bruno/Eminem incident was staged. That's all anyone wants to talk about, so let's get it out of the way. They rehearsed it at dress and yes, it went as far as it did on the live show then."

We can all now move on with our lives.

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31.

Inny    

If anything should happen to Sacha...

everyone would know who did it....

even if M had an alibi.

Not good for your reputation.

And his bodyguards couldn't have destroyed Cohen....

with all those wittnesses?

Come on...

they're tough...

but they're not stupid.

1880 days ago
32.

squeakermama    

No! You've got to be kidding me?

1880 days ago
33.

atabaw    

IT WASN'T STAGED!!!!!!! Geez people, do you all really think that Eminem would ever agree to have another man's crap in his face - NO he wouldn't. Everyone is talking so much about this and Eminem raised so much hell to MTV that MTV is now "stating" that is was staged so people will drop the subject. Trust me this is not good publisity for his new album, Eminem knows it & Eminem made sure to raise hell to let MTV know it too. I would like to hear that it was all staged from Eminem himself - then I will drop the subject.

1880 days ago
34.

SUN    

No, I am from Michigan, and the Eminem is have heard- would never, ever agree to this. I think MTV, doesnt want all the drama, because they know that act was vile, so they dont want people pissed. I will bleeive it when Eminem says it was staged. The reason his bodyguards didnt beat the crap out of the flying angel, was they were probably in a daze like the rest of us ast to what was happeneing, and not like the flying man hit him. I hope Eminem sterilizes his face.

1880 days ago
35.

jenny    

If Bruno would've done that on purpose without eminem knowin, Eminem would've punched him
Or somthin, like we don't know what emienm is capable of doing!!!!

1880 days ago
36.

walt    

Howard Stern did this first, and better, long ago - and everyone gave him crap about it!! Borat sucks - Stern RULES!!

1880 days ago
37.

SocialistCowardicePigs    

Didn't think it was possible, but Em might on the same level of douchedom as Ashton and Timberhomo. What a freakin' sellout and a hypocrite. Everything he attempts to make fun of he does himself. Hell, he's probably a diehard Conservative with as much as he bashes on the right. What a tool.

1880 days ago
38.

Amanda    

I actually dig Eminem now that I know it was staged. He's always been pushing the boundaries and trying to make people uncomfortable. I thought it was hilarious.

1880 days ago
39.

DR SICK    

HAS THE MIGHTY "M" FINALLY COME OUT OF THE CLOSET? FIRST HE WARBLES WITH SIR ELTON JOHN AND THEY BECOME BFF. NOW HE LETS THE HAIRY ASS CHEEKS KISS HIS FACE. THERE'S HOPE FOR WEST HOLLYWOOD. BOYS START YOUR ENGINES!

1880 days ago
40.

Jillia    

I don't BELIEVE it! Maybe "something was planned" but not balls in your face! MTV knows people are angry & threatening to stop tuning into their crappy channel. Singing, lyrics, ranting and raving are completely different than sticking an ass in someone's face. He was mad! God forbid MTV take into consideration that this guy was on a lil hiatus related to drug/alcohol use. An incident like that can send someone off the wagon. I will NEVER watch MTV AGAIN!!!

1880 days ago
41.

Matt    

This is the end of Mtv. Now its time for Myspace to taker over! MyspaceTV!!!!!!

1880 days ago
42.

lvalentine148    

I know TMZ is supposed to be all reliable and what not, but the only one that was in on this " staged" performance was this Bruno guy and his accomplises. There is no way TMZ is going to convince me that Eminim was in on this. Eminim is a rapper and in the rap world they are aginst gays (men that is). There is no way Eminim is going to jepordize his rep by allowing some dude to put his junk in his face like a chick. I think Eminim is P'd off right now and ready to lash out with some beef on a new track and or ready to sue somebody. You can not convince me that a rapper would approve of this. He would never live it down. He is getting all kinds of flack right now about it. The only thing he can do now is put a cap in this dude to live this down.

1880 days ago
43.

Peterson32    

Here ya go-it took a lot of digging but this is utterly believable from Digg and reflects what the most sane and insightful comments here reflect:

(Paraphrased)

"Eminem had no clue. I'm besties with Cohen's makeup gal and she said Sasha's people made Sasha wear a wrestling cup (type of jockstrap) because of concerns that little pill popper might actually do some damage to Sasha's private parts. Sasha sprayed his pooper with Liz Taylor's "Black Pearls" so Eminem could taste and smell a little class with his ass."

Sasha wasn't beat down because (a) it happened quickly and was shocking to Eminem's entourage and Eminem (b) publicly wailing and beating the crap out of somebody while being recorded with tons of real life witnesses is not a smart thing to do (c) while someone is in the air on wires they are a movable target and fists might just set the person in sway more than actually damaging him or her. If you look, they did get aggressive but no one held him down by the wires while others beat him down-they could have, but there's that pesky witness thing again.

Eminem did NOT know the bare ass would be part of it-others have said that did not happen in rehearsal. MTV has gone to extraordinary lengths to censor anyone who might actually know and have the video removed from other websites.

This is not something that will go away, it will be a huge embarrassment for Eminem the rest of his life and in all likelihood given the rabid intensity of some of his fans, Sasha Baron Cohen has put himself into a position where his own life expectancy is now considerably shorter. Which would be the ultimate outcome of anyone trying this prank on someone with such a dedicated and in some cases psychotic fan base.

1880 days ago
44.

Inny    

90% of what Americans...

see and read ..

are lies.

90% of Americans...

believe the lies...

and base their opinions...

on the lies they've been given.

So are you surprised...

when you read peoples opinions ...

that think M ...

knew this was going to happen to him.?

I feel sorry for all you schmucks.



1880 days ago
45.

gtmw965    

Eminem has a new CD coming out. Publicity stunt all the way. But hey, free publicity is good publicity. How else is he going to get the word out that he's still 'in the business' of making music?

1879 days ago
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