Adam Levin apologises to MTV VMAs… twice!

By Bryan Durham - August 6, 2018

Adam Levin apologises to MTV VMAs… twice!

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It’s never too late to say you’re sorry and own up you’re wrong when you are and you gotta love Maroon 5’s frontman Adam Levine for that.

He didn’t just post a note admitting he had called out MTV and the organisers of their VMAs (Video Music Awards) unfairly for what he thought was an omission of Childish Gambino’s This Is America video in their nominations, he followed it up with a video reiterating his apology.

So here’s how the whole fracas began. Someone told Adam that Childish Gambino’s totally awesome video wasn’t nominated at all at the VMAs. It was then that Adam posted a (now deleted) tweet that said, ““This year, Childish Gambino released one of the most impactful, thought provoking and intelligent videos ever made. I’m sure he doesn’t care that he wasn’t nominated for a VMA because he’s cool as f–k and everything. But I care. Because I’m NOT that cool.”

And then came the apology…

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Which is an apology (sort of), but then he followed it up with a video explaining the situation in detail…

My bad. 😜

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As it so happens, Maroon 5’s Girls Like You video hasn’t been nominated (and he was supposedly cool with that, because he’s kinda used to it, anyway given that Maroon 5 has been nominated for six MTV VMAs since 2004, winning just once for “This Love.”), but hey, Childish Gambino was nominated in seven categories, so…


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