Which means that Slim Shady — who appeared to be utterly horrified at the sight of Bruno's privates and later stormed out of the Universal Ampitheatre in anger — is a much better actor than he proved in "Eight Mile."
Why, he's poised to be the new Sean Penn!
According to the Pop and Hiss blog, after a day of silence from Slim Shady and MTV, Aukerman wrote on his Tumbler: "Yes, the Eminem-Bruno incident was staged. They rehearsed it at dress [rehearsal] and yes, it went as far as it did on the live show."
What about the angry look Eminem gave Cohen’s buttocks? Just acting.
And that serious storm-out? According to TV Guide, "Most of the big celebs came, did their thing and left."
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Do you buy this explanation? Or are they saying this to help Eminem save face?