Britney Spears' top half of her head is missing due to an attempted suicide. Her manager tells her to sing at the awards show anyway. Her lackluster performance angered the audience and led them to believe that she was lip syncing
- Britney sings her song "Gimme More" at the real MTV Video Music Awards September 9, 2007.
- The VMA's was Britney's comeback performance since semi-retirement in 2004.
- Chris Crocker became famous on YouTube for defending Britney's awkward, stiff performance at the real Video Music Awards. He was featured two episodes later in "Canada on Strike".