Machine Gun Kelly and the UFC star were involved in an altercation within minutes of hitting the red carpet at the MTV VMAs. Here are the details.
After an edition with remote presentations, this September 12 the MTV Video Music Awards returned to “normal”.
At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with multiple stars posing on the red carpet, in addition to the ceremony and several live performances.
However, the musical spectacle was not the only thing that has attracted the attention of the event.
As UFC star Conor McGregor and rapper Machine Gun Kelly were involved in an altercation within minutes of hitting the red carpet. of the VMAs.
Conor McGregor threw a drink at Machine Gun Kelly at the VMA’s 😳— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) September 13, 2021
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Drama at the VMAs! Conor McGregor fights Machine Gun Kelly
Sources related to the situation told TMZ that Conor asked Machine Gun Kelly, whose official name is Colson Baker, for a photo.
However, Kelly refused, which apparently escalated when the singer pushed Conor, who staggered and spilled the drink from him.
The fighter and the artist “had to be separated” after the altercation, a source told Page Six.
The photos show the UFC champion and MGK being separated by what appears to be event security.
“[McGregor] was ready to throw punches,” a second source told the same outlet. “Security was having trouble stopping him,” he added.
Another source also noted that McGregor allegedly threw the drink from him at Kelly, sparking the fight.
“They got into a fight, then everything calmed down and Conor went after him again,” the source said, adding that the photographers were “not happy” and were.
“saying they were going to boycott Conor because they were worried MGK and Megan wouldn’t. will walk the red carpet. “
Despite photographs of the altercation, McGregor’s representative denied that the fight had occurred. “Conor only fights fighters,” he told Page Six in a statement.
After the fight, Kelly and Megan Fox walked the red carpet. The rapper wore a bright red suit, while the actress wore a see-through Mugler dress.
For his part, McGregor wore a pink suit and posed on the carpet with his fiancee Dee Devlin.
“I only fight real fighters…I certainly don’t fight little vanilla ice white rappers…I don’t know anything about him except he’s with Megan Fox”— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) September 13, 2021
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