Kanye West continues to bash MTV, saying Friday that the network "used" Britney Spears to get higher ratings for Sunday's Video Music Awards.

"I just felt like she wasn't ready and I felt like they had to get their ratings. ... It just shows you it's not a black and white thing; it's a money thing," the rapper said on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.

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Kanye West prides himself on being an educated, thinking man's rapper, a class act a cut above the typical gangsta-thug lyfe hip-hop fare.

That he may be. But he's also a raging, petulant egomaniac.

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Haven't gotten your fill of privileged white kids becoming famous for no other reason than for being privileged white kids? Well, then boy are you in luck!

In under a month, Laguna Beach returns… only it's no longer Laguna Beach. It essentially is, only it takes place in a different O.C. locale. Yeah, we're confused too.

Posted in: Newport Harbor

If you're interested in fashion and you have always dreamed of breaking into the world of beauty and glamour and you're between the ages of 21-28 then MTV would like to offer you the opportunity show your stuff.

Posted in: Reality TV

After filming the beaches of Orange County in Laguna Beach (right) and the exotic tropics of Hawaii in Maui Fever, MTV is gearing up to do a new reality TV show about the lives of teenagers in glamorous... Brooklyn.

According to the Brooklyn Tech High School website, MTV is now casting at their school to do a pilot for a new reality show, called Brooklyn, based on the lives of the school's talented sophomores and juniors.

Posted in: Reality TV

If you thought The Hills were a fun place, MTV wants you to know they're nothing compared to the islands.

The music channel's latest faux-reality, semi-scripted hit TV show, Maui Fever, is causing waves of anger across the island by locals who don't think the show accurately portrays life of residents.

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At MTV, reality has always been a moving target.

More than 16 years ago, the network heralded the era of Reality TV with The Real World. Three years ago, it pushed the genre further with Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, in which the mundane lives of a clique of pretty teenagers were presented in a way that appeared scripted and dramatic.

Posted in: Laguna Beach

You thought you couldn't get any more shocked than you were from our Video Music Award history lesson from yesterday, huh? After all, look at Paula Abdul.

People magazine, however, has now listed a few startling things from last night's show. Let's see how they compare:

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