The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards - an awards show honoring music videos the network doesn't even air - were handed out Sunday night in Brooklyn.

Irony aside, without the VMAs, celebs wouldn't have this much-needed, late-summer excuse to wear crazy $h!t, make absurd speeches and trend on Twitter.

Richie Sambora, a founding member of Bon Jovi, has been fired from the group's tour and been replaced on lead guitar, according to a new report.

Sambora was canned and replaced on lead guitar by Philip "Phil X" Xenidis, and the alleged reason for the move is a simple, time-honored one:

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