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Women Artists Stand Up For Taylor Swift Following VMAs

The big story following the MTV Video Music Awards was of course Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech for Best Female Video, which West apparently felt should have been awarded to Beyonce. Swift stood completely stunned and obviously hurt by West’s actions, but certainly didn’t stand alone - nearly immediately, more than a half dozen of music’s top female stars took action in support. Pink, Kellie Pickler, Mary Kate Olsen, Katy Perry, Hayley Williams and Hills star Lo Bosworth instantly took to Twitter, while Kelly Clarkson blasted West on her personal blog. Beyonce herself stepped in after winning the award for Video of the Year, bringing Swift to the stage to give her a second shot at an acceptance speech. By far, classiest of all was Swift herself, who handled the situation with grace despite reports of her being in tears after it happened. Way to rock it, ladies!

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