Kanye West reveals why he interrupted Taylor Swift's 2009 VMAs speech


West revisited the unforgettable moment on Nick Cannon's podcast on Sept 1. Photo: AP

There was a collective gasp heard all over the world when rapper Kanye West went up on the MTV VMAs stage and took the mic from Taylor Swift, who was midway giving her acceptance speech after winning Best Female Video for You Belong With Me in 2009.

"Yo Taylor, I'm really happy for you, I'mma let you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time!" he declared.

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