The 2022 MTV VMAs could be one of the most controversial in years

We are just days away from the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards.

This year’s ceremony will be broadcast live from the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Sunday, August 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

While many artists receive awards at the MTV VMAs, others aim to wow viewers with live performances.

This year, an exciting line-up of artists promises thrills, but could also cause a lot of controversy if some reports are to be believed.

A source cited as “close” to Johnny Depp has said the actor will be appearing at the VMAs via video.

The source claimed Depp will dress up as the silver astronaut statue awarded to VMA winners.

The lawsuit comes months after Depp won his legal battle against his ex-wife Amber Heard, whom he sued over a 2018 article she wrote for The Washington Post about their experiences as survivors of domestic violence. His attorneys said Heard falsely implied that he abused her during their relationship.

In June, the jury announced their verdicts, finding that Heard had defamed Depp on all three counts.

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis (left) and Nicki Minaj will perform at the 2022 VMAs

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MTV hasn’t included Depp in its cast list, nor released the fact that he might be there.

Eminem and Snoop Dogg will also lead a “first of its kind” performance of “From the D 2 The LBC,” inspired by the world of the Otherside metaverse. The joint show will be the first collaboration between the two rappers in more than 20 years.

Here’s who will be performing at the 2022 MTV VMAs:

  • Eminem and Snoop Dogg
  • Lizzo
  • Nicky Minaj
  • Panic! At the disco
  • red hot chili peppers
  • maneskin
  • Marshmello x Khalid
  • Jack Harlow
  • anita
  • j Balvin
  • Kane Brown

Other artists in the cast have also had their share of controversies. Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis infamously admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl in his 2004 memoir. scar tissue.

Meanwhile, Minaj made headlines during the pandemic after refusing to attend the 2021 Met Gala in New York City because attendees were required to show proof of vaccinations. your justification? She said her cousin’s boyfriend in Trinidad “became impotent” after the vaccination and had swollen testicles.

Dork or not dork, the VMA performances in 2022 are sure to cause a stir.

A full list of this year’s VMA nominees can be found here. The 2022 MTV VMAs could be one of the most controversial in years


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