Backstage And Behind The Scenes At The 2008 VMAs

FROM BUZZWORTHY: We’ve said it before, and we’re saying it again: Spotting celebrities at the VMAs is like shooting fish in a damn barrel. From red-carpet arrivals to backstage buzz, we’ll be live blogging the movie magic and surprises behind every set and all of our 2008 Hollywood VMA star sightings all night.

6:41 p.m. ET — Fatman Scoop arrives wearing boxer shorts, a tank top and dress socks. No shame whatsoever. He has a huge smile as he steps out of the limo with his wife, Shanda. Damien from “TRL” chats with John Norris about sports. Of course they talk Tom Brady and Chad Pennington’s first games of the NFL season. Floor manager says, “Tokio Hotel are five cars away!”

7:16 p.m. ET — Heavy D walks up. No car — just D calmly strolling and talking on his BlackBerry. Soon the roar of the motorcycles traveling with Jeezy can be heard. They’re nowhere in sight, though, they just have very loud pipes.

7:18 p.m. ET — Sean Garrett just told us he’s working with Beyoncé. He said it was supposed to be a secret, but now the secret is out.

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