7. The Magic Mike Strip-Off
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When Magic Mike stars Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey presented the award for Best On-Screen Transformation to The Hunger Games’ very own Effie Trinket, Elizabeth Banks, Matthew found himself having to rein in Channing’s stripper skills. Good thing Joe Manganiello was on hand to spice things up!
8. Johnny Depp’s Generation Award Acceptance Jam
After being presented with the “Generation Award” by Joe Perry and Steven Tyler, Johnny Depp picked up his guitar and jammed with the Black Keys. “Gold on the Ceiling” indeed!
9. The Dark Knight Rises and Heath Ledger Is Remembered
The Dark Knight Rises is undoubtedly one of the most hotly-anticipated movies of the summer, and since any and all MTV award shows are excellent places to debut new footage… well, you do the math. Gary Oldman, Christian Bale (who got a little teary remembering Heath Ledger), and Joseph Gordon-Levitt took the stage to introduce some new scenes from Batman’s latest venture—which, unfortunately, there are no videos available of at the moment. We’ll try to find one as the day goes on, though, so check back to see it! In the meantime, here’s MTV’s take on what they showed, from the Bat Cave to “that shot of Bane.” You know: that one. Be sure to catch The Dark Knight Rises in cinemas on July 20
Lucia Peters is BettyConfidential’s associate editor.