Taylor Lautner Shares His Take On Taylor Swift And Kanye West’s 2009 VMAs Debacle

Taylor Lautner shocked followers ― and his spouse ― this week together with his recollection of an notorious popular culture second involving his ex, Taylor Swift, from practically 14 years in the past.

On the premiere episode of the “The Squeeze” podcast, Tay Dome chatted at size with Lautner, who’s her husband and co-host. When Dome requested if there was a second in his life he’d select to return to if he might, Lautner stated it could be the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, when Swift’s acceptance speech was interrupted by Kanye West, who now goes by Ye.

The “Twilight” actor, who was courting Swift on the time, recalled to Dome that he was “unaware that the Kanye thing was not a skit” at first.

“I presented the award to her, so I gave her the award,” he stated. “I took five steps back and was standing five feet behind her. In the middle of her giving her thank you speech, Kanye jumps up onto the stage.”

Swift had begun to simply accept the award for greatest feminine video for “You Belong to Me” when Ye stormed the stage and proclaimed Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” extra worthy of the glory. The incident would set off what many have characterised as a decadeslong feud between Ye and Swift.

Noting he might “barely hear” the rapper’s remarks above the din of the group, Lautner defined, “I’m just assuming that this whole thing was a practiced and rehearsed skit, because why else would Kanye West be jumping up on the stage interrupting Taylor Swift? It just didn’t make sense.”

It solely took a second, nevertheless, for the fact of the state of affairs to set in.

“The second she turned back around and I saw her face for the first time,” he defined, “I was like, ‘Oh! That wasn’t good.’”

Taylor Swift (left) and Taylor Lautner dated in 2009.

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After listening to her husband’s model of the occasions, Dome proclaimed, “I’m deceased.”

Lautner and Swift briefly dated in 2009, although the precise timeline of their relationship is unclear. The pair have been co-stars within the 2010 romantic comedy “Valentine’s Day.”

In 2016, Lautner confirmed that the tune “Back to December,” which had appeared on Swift’s album “Speak Now” six years earlier, was impressed by their romance. He and Dome have been married final yr in Paso Robles, California.