The red carpet is dead amid COVID-19

Get in touch with it the lifeless carpet.

Sunday night, the 2020 VMAS offered a canned red carpet — interviews were being generally taped, resulting in staid photos of the stars on-display screen. 

There was no serious showcase of what MTV’s Movie Tunes Awards are known for: The most irreverent, ridiculous and revealing fashion on the planet. Imagine Girl Gaga’s dress made out of glistening uncooked meat, Miley Cyrus’ designer boob duct tape and Lil’ Kim baring a single boob coated only by a sparkly pastie.

Alternatively, the awards, which occurred “live” listed here in NYC, but were being generally pre-recorded in the times main up to the demonstrate, with many performers shot in-studio on a inexperienced display screen, that includes seemingly pre-finished seems to be.

And so there was Joey King putting on a Versace minidress, which was then superimposed onto a VMA-branded backdrop. Other star photos introduced them

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