MTV Video Music Awards 2012: 8 Shocking Moments in VMA History (GALLERY)
What's an awards show without a little controversy?
Since its launch in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards has had its fair share of drama, headlines and headaches.
As the biggest acts in music prepare to to take the VMA stage on Thursday, Celebuzz is looking back at the show's most controversial moments.
Check them out in the gallery, above, then share your favorite scandalous moments in the comments.
The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards air Thursday night at 8PM ET.