File photograph of West interrupting the acceptance speech from best female video winner Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York

 
File photograph of West interrupting the acceptance speech from best female video winner Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York
Kanye West takes the microphone from best female video winner Taylor Swift as he praises the video entry from Beyonce at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York in this September 13, 2009 file photograph. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/Files