'Imma let you finish': Kanye West, Taylor Swift, and the biggest beefs in MTV VMAs history

As rumors circulate about a possible Katy Perry-Taylor Swift reconciliation at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 27, it's worth noting how many beefs have been instigated or squashed at the annual event. From Eminem versus Moby in 2002, to Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus in 2015, who needs therapy when there's the VMAs? Below is a rundown of the beefiest moments in MTV VMA history, which includes multiple appearances by Ms. Swift.

Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj (2015)

What began as a Twitter feud between Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj culminated with the rapper calling out Cyrus for comments she had made in reference to not being nominated for video of the year. "And now, back to this b— who had a lot to say about me in the press. Miley, what's good?" Minaj prodded while accepting the award for best hip-hop video. Cyrus quickly defended herself saying, "Hey, we're all in this industry, we all do interviews, and we all know how they manipulate. Nicki, congratulations."

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If you thought Coco Austin's exposed G-string in 2005 was scandalous enough, wait until you see the front of her look ... The man's face says it all! Be warned, it's definitely NSFW.

(Photo by Marc Andrew Deley/FilmMagic)

Even in body-positive 2016, we're totally blushing over Austin's busty look.

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Britney Spears was on the verge of a wardrobe malfunction at the 1999 show in a partially-buttoned, totally sheer buttondown with carefully-placed feathered accents.

(Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)

How 2000s is this look? Christina Aguilera flaunted her flat abs in a racy scarf tied as a bra top, tiny denim mini and black leather boots.

(Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)

Before Miley Cyrus made pasties her wardrobe staple, Lil' Kim let it all hang out in an asymmetrical jumpsuit that left her left breast exposed, save for a shell-shaped pasty, of course!

 (Photo by Trevor Gillespie)

One year after her infamous Robin Thicke performance, Miley Cyrus shocked again in nothing but suspenders and a loincloth.

(Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)

Here's a classic! Rose McGowan totally set the standard in 1998 when she stepped onto the red carpet in a barely-there frock that was really a collection of strings.

(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

The front of her mesh frock left her entire body -- and her leopard-print thong -- exposed.

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Carmen Electra sizzled in a tunic-esque black gown with just a five pieces of hardware keeping the frock together.

(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

We doubt Pam Anderson could breathe in this dangerously cinched corset top!

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Nicki Minaj left little to the imagination in 2015 in this busty gold gown with sheer panels.

(Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Model Erin Wasson flaunted her svelte figure in a sheer body-hugging gown with exposed undies.

(Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)

Amber Rose looked inspired by Rose McGowan in this sparkly, chain-adorned number in 2014.

(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Britney Spears' tiny gold minidress looked like it was painted on to her fit figure.

(Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Pamela Anderson definitely ditched her underwear under these hip-baring pants and caged bra top in 2001.

(Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)

Fergie played to some schoolgirl fantasy in these tiny Burberry-print hot pants, white buttondown crop top and knee-high boots.

(Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)

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Taylor Swift and Harry Styles (2013)

In Swift's less-memorable VMA drama, while accepting an award for "I Knew You Were Trouble," she delivered a less-than-subtle punch at Harry Styles when she thanked "the person who inspired this song, who knows exactly who he is." Later during the broadcast, Swift was seen mumbling, 'Shut the f— up,' when the members of One Direction presented on stage.

P. Diddy and J Cole (2013)

While the details are hazy, one clear feud came from a VMA after party in New York, where P. Diddy and J. Cole stirred up drama. It never became clear what exactly happened between the two, but after their disagreement, Diddy tweeted, "I usually don't address rumors but I got too much respect for my bro [J. Cole]. We are friends. We just yell in public sometimes LOL #fam."

Kid Rock and Tommy Lee (2007)

While Alicia Keys performed "No One," Pamela Anderson's exes — Tommy Lee and Kid Rock — got in an altercation that turned physical. Kid Rock ended up with a citation for misdemeanor battery.

Taylor Swift and Kanye West (2009)

In an event that needs no introduction, West and Swift sparked a seemingly eternal feud in 2009 when West rushed the stage after Taylor Swift won best female video for "You Belong with Me." Before Swift was able to start her speech, he grabbed the mic to defend Beyoncé's "Single Ladies" video. West's now-immortal words went something like, "Yo Taylor, I'm really happy for you. Imma let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time."

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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kanye West takes the microphone from Taylor Swift and speaks onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kanye West takes the microphone from Taylor Swift and speaks onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Kanye West and Taylor Swift attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Kanye West and Taylor Swift attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Taylor Swift, Jay Z, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Recording Artists Taylor Swift, Kanye West and tv personality Kim Kardashian attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Recording artist Kanye West (L) accepts the Video Vanguard Award from recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images For MTV)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Recording artist Kanye West (L) accepts the Video Vanguard Award from recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images For MTV)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (L-R) Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, TV personalities Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, rapper Kanye West and TV personality Kris Jenner in the audience during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been altered using digital filters.) Recording artist Kanye West (L) accepts the Vanguard Award from recording artist Taylor Swift onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/MTV1415/Getty Images)
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Russell Brand and the Jonas Brothers (2008)

When he hosted in 2008, Brand took some jabs at the boy band for their decision to wear purity rings. He went on to explain to the audience who Jonas Brothers are: "Jonas Brothers is a pop group made up of young men who deliberately don't have sex with their fans," he started. "Now that pisses me off! That is like Superman deciding not to fly and instead just getting a bus everywhere. That is not what Jesus wants."

Fat Joe and 50 Cent (2005)

After a long-winded history of beef, Fat Joe was presenting onstage when he quipped, "I feel safe with all the police protection — courtesy of G-Unit." Later during his performance, 50 Cent shot back, calling Fat Joe a "pu–y."

Moby and Eminem (2002)

At the 2001 Grammy awards, Moby called Eminem's music racist, homophobic, and misogynist. Eminem fired back in his song "Without Me," with the verse "And Moby? You can get stomped by Obie/ You 36-year-old baldheaded fag, blow me!/ You don't know me, you're too old, let go/ It's over, nobody listens to techno." Eminem performed the hit at the 2002 VMAs, to which Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog brought up to Moby, "Poor Moby. How could Eminem call you a 36-year-old bald-headed f—? First of all, you're 35!" The video cut to Eminem, who was visibly irked. He had his chance to respond while accepting the award for best male video. "That little Moby girl threw me out of my zone for a minute," Eminem said during his speech over a chorus of boos. "Keep booing, little girl. I will hit a man with glasses."

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US singer Rihanna accepts the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, for her decade-long impact on music, pop culture, fashion, film and philanthropy, during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
(L-R) Jack Lawless, JinJoo Lee, Cole Whittle, and Joe Jonas of DNCE accept an award on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Mac Miller and Ariana Grande attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Drake escorts Rihanna after presenting her with The Video Vanguard Award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rapper Flo Rida (L) and guest attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Andrew Taggart and Halsey perform on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US singer Beyonce accepts an award on stage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Award at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Drake escorts Rihanna after presenting her with The Video Vanguard Award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at the Madison Square Garden in New York on August 28, 2016. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Laurie Hernandez, Aly Raisman, Rita Ora, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles pose backstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Joe Jonas, Cole Whittle, Nick Jonas, JinJoo Lee, Jack Lawless pose with supermodel Naomi Campbell during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Cassie attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Ty Dolla Sign (C) accepts the award for Best Collaboration from (L-R) Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello, Normandi Kordei, Dinah Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui of Fifth Harmony onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Frankie Grande takes a selfie with Fifth Harmony during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Rihanna performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Frankie J. Grande (L) and Ariana Grande attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Singers Hailee Steinfeld (L) and Troye Sivan attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Republic Records After Party on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) JinJoo Lee, Jack Lawles, Cole Whittle, and Joe Jonas of DNCE pose with singer Ariana Grande (C) duringthe 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Republic Records After Party on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jimmy Fallon speaks onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears and G-Eazy perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Nicole Johnson, Michael Phelps, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West pose backstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Chance the Rapper reacts in the crowd during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rapper Drake (L) and singer Rihanna speak onstage during the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rihanna and Drake pictured together during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Madison Kocian, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez present an award to Beyonce onstage during the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ansel Elgort, Kanye West and Travis Mills attend the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Frankie Grande and Cassie attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jaden Smith and Kanye West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nathan Sykes attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Alicia Keys speaks onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nick Jonas performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West perform onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ariana Grande performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas share a moment at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Chance The Rapper attends the Press Room at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Singer Rita Ora and actor Ansel Elgort speak onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Ashley Graham and Kim Kardashian West share a moment at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Mothers of gun violence Lesley McFadden, Gwen Carr, Wanda Johnson and Sybrina Fulton with Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Chance the Rapper, Michael Phelps and Jaden Smith attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Amber Rose and Hailey Baldwin pose together at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Britney Spears attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Olympic athletes (L-R) Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian pose with Kim Kardashian West (C) at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Olympic athletes (L-R) Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian pose with Kim Kardashian West (C) at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Models Ashley Graham, Hailey Baldwin, and Joan Smalls pose together at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys and Nick Jonas attend the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: (L-R) Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Ariana Grande, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles attend the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: attends the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Gareden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV.com)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Rihanna performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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