The too-hot-for-TV performance ended up being one of the most buzzed-about moments of the show, even among celebrities watching at home. Cyrus' on stage antics also angered the Parents' Television Council.
Miley Cyrus’s performance of ‘We Can’t Stop’ and ‘Blurred Lines’ with Robin Thicke led to varying reactions from fellow celebrities.
The singer performed her hit ‘We Can’t Stop’ before stripping to a nude outfit for ‘Blurred Lines.’
Director Judd Apatow wondered what happened to the former Disney darling, whose appearance has clearly changed in less than a year."I will always have this version of Miley," Apatow added. "Let's live in the past and heal."
Actress Lisa Rinna compared Cyrus’s performance to ‘Japanese porn.’
"[Our children] can't watch that," she added. "I feel like it's a bit desperate."
James Van Der Beek appeared to be disgusted by what MTV allowed on air during Cyrus’ performance, referring to her lewd display with a foam finger.
Will Smith and his children appeared shocked and disgusted by the stage antics.
Robin Thicke tweeted, ‘That was dope’ after his performance.