Since nothing too eventful actually
occurred at the 2012 MTV Video Music
Awards on Thursday, a number of blogs
decided to treat a mildly significant
moment between Rihanna and Chris
Brown like a dramatic incident.
Here’s what happened.
While returning to her chair after
winning the Video of the Year award
for “We Found Love,” Rihanna stopped
to accept congratulations from her ex-
boyfriend Brown and another audience
member, who were seated directly at
the end of the stage.
Brown stood up and hugged Rihanna,
and she gave him a quick kiss on the
That’s literally all that happened.
But the truth is just not exciting enough for
some outlets, who chose to sensationalize
the gesture as some kind of watershed