Monday, September 14, 2009
– Taylor Swift is taking the high road in the wake of Kanye West's disruption of her speech Sunday at the Video Music Awards.
"I don't know him, and I don't want to start anything because I had a great night tonight," Swift said West. "I've had a really really fun night. It's been interesting. Definitely. It's definitely been an interesting night."
West jumped on stage after Swift won the best female artist award and preceded to say how Beyonce had the best video in years. Boos rained down from the crowd, and he left the stage to a speechless Swift.
"I was standing on stage, and I was real excited because I had just won the award and then I was real excited because Kanye West was on the stage, and then I wasn't so excited any more after that."
Later, however, Beyonce, who won video of the year, called Swift on stage to finish off her speech. "Maybe we can try this again," said Swift to a cheering crowd. She thanked those involved in the video and her fans.
"They told me to stand by the side of the stage, and I didn't really know what was going to go down," Swift said. "I just thought it was so wonderful and gracious of her to do what she's always done. She's always just been a great person before anything else, before the talented artist and the superstar. I thought I couldn't love Beyonce more tonight. Then tonight happened, and it