Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio pulled a Kanye West at Saturday’s taping of the MTV Movie & TV awards when “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” won over “The Challenge” in the Reality Royalty category. However, viewers didn’t get to see it.
Producers of the show cut out Devenanzio’s speech from Monday’s airing, after the reality star took the mic to let audience members know that he and the rest of his “The Challenge” stars deserved the award. “We finally won! After all these years, it’s about time MTV finally gives ‘The Challenge’ the recognition it deserves,” he told the crowd. “All the other shows that got nominated are essentially paying rent in the genre we created.”
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Shortly after his impromptu acceptance speech, Devenanzio walked away from the mic to allow the “Love & Hip Hop” cast take center stage.
While VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” follows a large ensemble cast pursuing the hip hop industry in a range of different cities, MTV’s reality competition series “The Challenge” splits...