The MTV VMAs pink carpet nearly became the octagon when Machine Gun Kelly and MMA icon Conor McGregor apparently acquired right into a heated confrontation.
Update 9:30 pm EST: When Conor offered the award for Artist of the Year — which went to his good friend, Justin Bieber — McGregor didn’t point out MGK or the alleged altercation.
“Conor and [his girlfriend Dee Devlin] are in their seats enjoying the show. Conor appreciates all his fans,” McGregor’s rep advised PEOPLE.
Original: It’s been about two months since Conor McGregor broke his leg in a struggle with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, however the MMA star appeared like he was in a combating temper in the course of the 2021 MTV Music Video Awards. Conor, 33, apparently acquired right into a bodily confrontation with Machine Gun Kelly, of all folks, forward of the Sept. 12 occasion, per TMZ. MGK, 31, was on the pink carpet together with his girlfriend, Megan Fox, when issues apparently acquired heated between him and McGregor. Conor, in a pink go well with, was photographed together with his arm outstretched, as if he was taking a swing on the rocker. HollywoodLife has reached out to each camps for affirmation/clarification on the alleged scuffle.
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In the paparazzi photographs taken of the confrontation, Conor will be seen reaching for Kelly, nevertheless it doesn’t seem to be he was in a position to get ahold of MGK – or if he ever acquired close to him. Conor was held again by safety available, with the “Notorious” fighter trying much more upset on the “My Bloody Valentine” singer. TMZ reviews that Conor requested MGK for a photograph, which MGK denied. TMZ additionally says its sources declare issues “escalated into [MGK] pushing Conor,” which resulted within the Irishman stumbling again and spilling his drink.
Conor allegedly chucked the stays of his drink at Kelly, and Megan, who was close by. MGK and McGregor’s respective groups broke issues up earlier than issues acquired ugly. McGregor was given his strolling cane – he’s nonetheless recovering from leg surgical procedure following his UFC loss – and each he and MGK made their means into the Barclays Center for the occasion. Supposedly, McGregor swung the cane in MGK’s route in the course of the conflict, based on PEOPLE.
This might be not how MGK and Megan anticipated the evening going once they arrived on the pink carpet. Ahead of the 2021 VMAs, the couple strutted their stuff whereas trying extremely horny. Megan wore a nude, sheer costume that was adorned with silver crystals. The mesh garment uncovered her silver underwear, which complemented the entire piece. MGK walked in a sequined pink go well with, with silver crystals hooked up to his cheeks and nostril. The couple regarded just like the definition of affection – and in a heartbeat later, these lovers nearly became fighters.