Watch Nicki Minaj call Miley Cyrus a b*tch onstage at the VMAs

"Girl beefs" were both quashed and inflamed at last night's VMAs

Published August 31, 2015 4:31PM (EDT)


After one-time Twitter foes Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift performed a sizzling rendition of “Bad Blood” together, host Miley Cyrus asked, with an aw shucks grin: “What other girl beefs will be resolved on our stage tonight?”

Not her own, it turns out; Moments later, after receiving her award for Best Hip Hop Video, Nicki Minaj finished her speech by narrowing her eyes, aiming her death stare at Cyrus and proclaiming: "And now, back to this bitch that had a lot to say about me in the press. Miley what’s good?”

Cyrus, clearly thrown off guard, responded: “We’re all in this industry. We all do interviews. We all know how they manipulate sh*t. Nicki, congratulations."

Cyrus inflamed Minaj’s ire a few days ago when she made some tone deaf remarks about Minaj and race in a New York Times interview. While there is speculation that the tussle may have been scripted, that doesn’t make watching the back-and-forth — including the horrified look on Cyrus' face — any less uncomfortable. Watch below:


Minaj, meanwhile, was quick to laugh the whole thing off:

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