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7 of the best (and strangest) moments from MTV Movie Awards gone by

This year’s ceremony takes place on Sunday, and will no doubt be a classy affair as usual.
Apr 11th 2014, 5:16 PM 5,183 0

THE MTV MOVIE Awards are hitting Los Angeles this Sunday, with Conan O’Brien taking over hosting duties this year.

With offbeat categories like Best Kiss, Best Fight and Best Shirtless Performance, it’s always a bit of craic – here are some of the funniest moments from years gone by.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s run-in with Eminem, 2009

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This was later revealed to be a pre-planned stunt, which simultaneously disappointed and relieved us.

Jennifer Lopez dances with Les Grossman (AKA Tom Cruise), 2010

MTV Movie Awards 2010 - Show Source: AP/Press Association Images

Ever the excellent sport, Tom dressed up as his Tropic Thunder character Grossman again for the ceremony – and got down with JLo.

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling recreate The Notebook kiss, 2005

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Traditionally, Best Kiss winners recreate the kiss on stage, and Ryan and Rachel didn’t disappoint. The fact that they were actually dating at the time made it all the more lovely.

Jim Carrey being Jim Carrey, 1999

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What’s going on here? Nobody will ever know.

Aubrey Plaza tries to steal Will Ferrell’s award, 2013

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Why is she DOING THAT. Nobody laughed. Get off the stage, Aubrey.

Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis feel each other up, 2011

2011 MTV Movie Awards - California Source: Matt Sayles

There were rumours that during the filming of Friends With Benefits they got a little too close, so they did this to show they were just friends. But how did it prove anything? Celebrity logic.

Sandra Bullock lobbing the gob on Scarlett Johansson, 2010

MTV Movie Awards 2010 - Show Source: AP/Press Association Images

Sandy and ScarJo didn’t even win Best Kiss – Bullock was just so elated on winning the honourary MTV Generation Award that she went for it. There are few who wouldn’t.

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