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MTV Video Music Awards: Tyler the Creator Disses Bruno Mars: Twitter Reacts

If the rapper wanted more tweets about him, mission accomplished.

Tyler the Creator
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We believe the first insult of the evening goes to rapper, Tyler the Creator. He appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show and had a few choice words for singer-songwriter Bruno Mars.

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When Tyler realized he was at the bottom of MTV’s VMA tweet tracker, and then that Mars was above him on the meter, the rapper confirmed that he hated the singer’s music. And when the possibility that Mars may win Video of the Year with “Grenade” over his video for “Yonkers,” Tyler said, “I might kill myself.”

So, if Tyler’s goal was to generate more tweets about him, then mission accomplished. Here’s a sample of the best tweets generated from the comments.

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“Best Video with a Message award goes to... Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"! Wait, Tyler's "Yonkers" wasn't nominated! #cockroachrights #VMA” – Billboarddotcom

"why are people hating on tyler the creator? bruno mars' music DOES suck!! #vma #respect" – Kaleikonu

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"Roses are red, violets are blue, if Tyler wins Kanye you know what to do... BrunoVMArs ! #BrunoMars #VMA" – BrunoMarsFanFR

"Tyler, u jumped ahead of Bruno Mars on Twitter. I look fwd to hearing your homophobic rap about that..." -- @jambajim

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"Tyler's mother hung her head in shame. Poor lady. #VMA." -- _Vaun

"I don't think Tyler The Creator is going to be getting anymore #VMA interviews. #fail" – ZackMassey

“Watch tyler pull a kanye tonight on #vma during bruno mars performance” -- dblcheesemeeks

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