Monday, September 14, 2009

Nice Surprise

So, I didn't watch the VMAs, but I was bumming around the internet tonight and came across something quite interesting. I found a story about Kanye West barging in on Taylor Swift's acceptance speech. Apparently he was upset that Beyonce had not been recognized, and he wanted to make sure everyone new it. I found lots of people saying they didn't understand why people were so upset by it. Granted, these things are not really the "important things in life," but that's the whole point. Don't get up and ruin someone else's moment over something so silly that no one, I promise NO ONE, will even remember 10 years from now. Then I came across this. I was truly touched. I have never really been a fan of Beyonce. She seems like a nice enough person, but I just don't think she's all that talented. Now, though, I can really respect her. She totally gave up her spotlight to make things right for someone else. She didn't have to do it. No one would have thought less of her for just giving her speech. People would have glorified her if she'd just mentioned Taylor somewhere in there. But she did more. She stepped aside, for Taylor, and showed a level of class I think has been missing from Hollywood's "elite" for quite some time. So props to Beyonce for doing something good. If only I felt confident enough to wear that black leotard in front of millions of people. :)