The MTV Video Music Awards acquired a bit heated even earlier than the present began. A fiery second between Machine Gun Kelly and Conor McGregor was captured by photographers on the purple carpet – however McGregor insisted to ET behind the scenes that “absolutely nothing” had occurred between them.
“Absolutely nothing. I don’t know. He introduced himself, and I don’t know. I don’t know the guy,” McGregor informed ET’s Rachel Smith.
“Nothing happened with me, I only fight real fighters, people who really fight, you know what I mean,” he continued. “I certainly don’t fight little vanilla rappers. I don’t even know the guy. I don’t know anything about him except he’s with Megan Fox.”
In line with an eyewitness, McGregor and MGK “exchanged a few words” on the purple carpet, earlier than the MMA fighter pounced on the musician. MGK and Fox then left the mat and threatened to not pose for pictures, the eyewitness mentioned, however then returned after McGregor left.
McGregor’s and MGK showdown definitely did not see like nothing. “
Speaking with ET on the red carpet, Ja Rule relayed what he heard at the time. “I heard there was a fight with Machine Gun and Conor McGregor about 10 minutes ago,” he said. “That is what I heard there, I am simply relaying the message.”
“I had the tea early,” he added.
However, McGregor was later all smiles on the VMA stage, where he presented an award to Justin Bieber, while MGK is expected to perform “Papercuts” with Travis Barker.
– Reporting by Darla Murray.
The 2021 MTV Video Music Award, hosted by Doja Cat, airs dwell on Sunday, September 12. For all of VMA protection, maintain checking with ETonline.com.