Chelsea Handler to unite Kanye West and Taylor Swift at VMAs?

chelsea-kanye-taylorImage Credit: Steve Snowden/Getty Images; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicLate-night show personality and bestselling author Chelsea Handler hopes to bring pop starlet Taylor Swift and outspoken rhymer Kanye West together when she hosts this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Since Kanye interrupted Taylor’s acceptance speech last year, the two haven’t been around each other–mostly because West went on hiatus, opting not to attend illustrious events like the Grammys. But now that he’s back and a performer at the forthcoming awards, Handler wants to change that.

In an interview with Ryan Seacrest on his On-Air radio show yesterday to promote the event, Handler said, “I’d like to get them [Swift and West] together. Because you’ve never really seen them together since then. They were supposed to be on SNL, but then that didn’t end up happening. I don’t know. We’ll try and think of something clever to do with them, because that would be really fun. Everyone loves Taylor Swift, and Kanye’s Kanye.”

(Swift’s publicist declined to comment on the potential VMAs team-up, and West’s rep could not be reached immediately.)

Both artists have addressed last year’s incident in interviews and seemingly have moved on since. It may be a good idea for them to come together and laugh about it all. But I doubt they will. Kanye has much more to gain in the court of public opinion than Taylor does. Even though she’d come off pretty cool if she did.

What you think? Should Taylor hook up with Kanye for a funny skit or something of the sort? Let us know.

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  • dave-o

    Only if he sings and she raps. Can’t stand to hear her talk-singing

    • mark

      It’s a shame that she talk-sings better than rappers “rap”. Country will always be better than rap.

  • MrT

    I have a better idea; let the jerk fade into oblivion.

    • wakeforce

      Please, he didn’t beat the girl up! He just interrupted a speech. Oh, I’ll bet you believe Dr. Laura is a victim, too!

      • whatevs

        What does one have to do with the other?

      • wakeforce

        Take a guess, whatevs!

  • Chels725

    Lol just another reason why Chelsea Handler is hilarious. That’d be great if she could make this happen. I love a good comedy.

  • Johannes

    Oh,everybody will be so “surprised” when they appear together on stage, or when Taylor Swift “interrupts” his performance or anything. And, by the way: The Grammys, an “illustrious event”?? Bwahahahaha!!!

  • Scott Miller

    Kanye doesn’t deserve to do any kind of skit with Taylor. I don’t believe he thanks he did anything wrong. Taylor is a classy girl. Taylor & the rest of the world knows how Kanye Really fills. This will not be the last time Kanye makes a fool out of him self. Taylor should keep a distance & stay away from Kayne. Taylor is always respectful to others & carries her self very well. I can not say the same for Kanye.

    • SB

      Your spelling is horrible.

  • dave-o

    The same taylor at a party with people wearing swastikas? stay classy taylor.

  • akira

    Kanye got wasted at a big show and mest with a nice girl. He needs to stay away to show respect. It might be funny to do a thing but it doesn’t make it right.

  • J

    Just show footage of taylor winning those undeserved awards before kanye comes out. I bet people will cheer for Kanye. :)

    • bee

      lmao. jealous much?

    • J

      Oh Bee..you know the one we all know she DID NOT deserve…album of the year…who still listens to that crap? :)

  • kanye rocks

    Kanye is my favorite artist, I think it would be cool. It wasn’t that really a big of a deal! he didnt beat her up like chris brown! lol but I think it would funny

  • hellen

    I hope she reunites with him just to kick his bum off the stage.

  • Ronnie1776

    Kanye is the best thing that EVER happened to Taylor and everyone knows this including her ….She’s been milking of the teet of that interruption for a year now…She should thank him…and Kanyes “Power” remix is badazz !!!

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