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Cast members from MTV's “Jersey Shore,” from left, (Credit: AP)

Cast members from MTV's “Jersey Shore,” from left, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Samantha Giancola, Vinny Guadagnino, Deena Nicole Cortese and Paul DelVecchio arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

2012 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards were held on Sept. 6, 2012 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Rihanna, left, and A$AP Rocky perform at the
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Rihanna, left, and A$AP Rocky perform at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Host Kevin Hart crowd surfs at the MTV
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Host Kevin Hart crowd surfs at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Katy Perry at the MTV Video Music Awards
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Katy Perry at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Host Kevin Hart at the MTV Video Music
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Host Kevin Hart at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Rihanna performs at the MTV Video Music Awards
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Rihanna performs at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Taylor Swift greets fans at the MTV Video
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Taylor Swift greets fans at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

U.S. gymnasts, from left, McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber,
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U.S. gymnasts, from left, McKayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross, Gabrielle Douglas and Alexandra Raisman arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Ezra Miller, left, and Emma Watson arrive at
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Ezra Miller, left, and Emma Watson arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Members of Green Day, from left, Tre Cool,
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Members of Green Day, from left, Tre Cool, Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt attend the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Members of the British band One Direction, from
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Members of the British band One Direction, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Liam Payne arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Singer Ne-Yo arrives at the MTV Video Music
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Singer Ne-Yo arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose arrive at the
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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. On the red carpet, the engaged couple announced they are expecting a baby. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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"Twilight” series star Jackson Rathbone arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Ke$ha attends the MTV Video Music Awards in
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Ke$ha attends the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Sammy Adams arrives at the MTV Video Music
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Sammy Adams arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music Awards
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Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Bonnie McKee arrives at the MTV Video Music
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Bonnie McKee arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

RuPaul arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards
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RuPaul arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Amy Paffrath arrives at the MTV Video Music
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Amy Paffrath arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin arrives at the MTV
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Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Singer-actress Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music
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Singer-actress Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Amber Rose arrives at the MTV Video Music
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Amber Rose arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Rihanna arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards
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Rihanna arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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Cast members from MTV's
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Cast members from MTV's "Jersey Shore," from left, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Samantha Giancola, Vinny Guadagnino, Deena Nicole Cortese and Paul DelVecchio arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Actor and singer Jackson Rathbone arrives at the
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Actor and singer Jackson Rathbone arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

Pink and Carey Hart arrive at the MTV
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Pink and Carey Hart arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Sept. 6, 2012)

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