There's no question this must be excruciatingly difficult on the entire family.
The source said:
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MTV is finally celebrating all of her work!
The R&B star will be presented with the honor at the award show on August 28 — where she's also up for multiple awards, including Best Female Video for Work and Best Male Video for her appearance in Calvin Harris' This Is What You Came For.
The coveted award, which was created in 1984 and named after the King of Pop in 1991, celebrates an artist's accomplishments in music, fashion, film, and philanthropy — all arts RiRi has certainly mastered.
In recent years, the Video Vanguard Award was handed to Justin Timberlake (2013), Beyoncé (2014), and Kanye West (2015) — who, last year, announced his 2020 candidacy for president in his long-winded acceptance
We have a feeling the Anti songstress' speech will be a lot more subdued than her predecessor, but you never know what will happen at the VMAs!
Ch-ch-check out RiRi's gracious tweet (below) and catch the VMAs August 28 at 9 p.m. EST on MTV!
This is Tearing Up Our Hearts IRL!!!
The former boy band all hit up The Nice Guy in West Hollywood for the celebration, where they were surrounded by around 50 friends, including JT's wife, Jessica Biel.
Um, how jealous are we?!
Justin posted a snap from their amazing reunion, even captioning the pic (above):
Justin Timberlake is used to getting a crazy amount of love from his fans… but a smack in the face?! That's a new one.
On Saturday, JT was walking through the crowd at the American Century Celebrity Pro-Am in Lake Tahoe when a fan reached out and hit him in the face!
Based on the video obtained by TMZ, it didn't really look like a super serious slap, but it was still enough to get the pop star riled up!
The 35-year-old turned around and yelled:
TBT July 14, 2009: "Yeah, I've never been a huge Justin Timberlake fan. But I definitely appreciate and respect him as an artist."
Did Justin Timberlake finally grow some balls?
Naw, but he sure wants you to believe he did!
On Tuesday, the former boybander was in Beverly Hills about to enter a hotel. That's when a certain paparazzi got a bit too close for Justin's liking.
So in his typical aggro douchey way he waved at the pap to come closer and then
Why is Bieber making it so easy to dislike him? We talk this and much more on our latest podcast!
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