The MTV Video Music Awards has historically been home to some of the most ridiculous celebrity fashion moments of all time. It’s essentially the camp-themed Met Gala every single year, and everyone just kind of accepts it. Well...until this year, apparently. The 2019 VMAs are on a whole other level, because apparently, reptiles as accessories are a thing now.
Tana Mongeau showed up on the red carpet with a snake, and then H.E.R. rolled in with one a few minutes later. Yeah, Britney Spears wore a snake during her 2001 performance of “I’m a Slave 4 U,” and that’s probably
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Inhumanity isn’t the only thing Twitter is calling out these snake wearers for. One user pointed out that showing up to the VMAs wearing a snake is like showing up to Buckingham Palace in the crown jewels. TBH, I didn’t even think of that, but Britney is kind of our queen, so I guess it makes sense?
Of course, there were plenty of people that were so here for H.E.R. and Tana’s outfits.
Besides the fact that H.E.R. and Tana both casually wearing live snakes is raising eyebrows for a bunch of reasons...showing up in the same outfit as another person totally squashes the whole mission, especially if the intention was to be shocking. Unintentional twinning is always going to be awkward.