MTV edits Eminem's movie awards performance
Anthony Breznican | June 08, 2004
LOS ANGELES — MTV plans to edit out a shot of the rapper exposing his rear end
to the audience at the 2004 Movie Awards when the show is broadcast
Thursday, a network representative confirmed Monday.
Eminem at last year's Grammys|
Photo - AFP
Eminem, who performed at the Saturday night taping with his
group D12, appeared onstage dressed in a long red wig and jeans in
a parody of Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose.
He repeatedly groped and flashed a studded codpiece in front of
the cameras and the thousands of people in the live audience.
Toward the end of the performance, he pulled down his trousers and
flashed his bare backside at the audience.
Representatives for MTV immediately said on Saturday night that
Eminem's act would be sanitized for broadcast by editing around the
Eminem's representatives declined immediate comment.
Eminem also dropped his trousers earlier this year during a
performance in Germany, but ever since Janet Jackson's Super Bowl
stunt in which she bared her breast, broadcasters have tried to
keep everyone's clothes on -at least while they're on camera. – Sapa-AP
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