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Best And Worst: Miley Cyrus' Video Of The Year Award
Miley Cyrus hinted during the pre-show broadcast that she'd be bringing something more serious than her infamous twerking routine from 2013 to the stage this year. So pop star must have been tipped off, then, that she was the far-and-away winner for the category. Accepting her award was a young man named Jesse, who was there as a spokesperson for My Friend's Place (a youth shelter and program for runaways in Hollywood). It was a noble move on Cyrus' part to put the spotlight on a non-profit during her moment in the sun. Except when it wasn't. Cyrus didn't accompany her friend to the stage and step back or to the side. She didn't return to her seat. She perched on a railing with her limelight, crying and wiping her tears, the camera lingering as much on her as it did on the speaker. Not saying Cyrus was the engineer of what was definitely a cringe-worthy way to Do Good, but it was an ickier presentation than intended.
- Katie Hasty