Minaj v. Miley was one of the main takeaways from Sunday’s VMAs — their beef heated up during the awards show, when Nicki Minaj called out Miley Cyrus for her recent comments on the rapper to the New York Times.
A widely circulated clip showed Miley reacting, shocked, to Nicki’s mention of her as “this bitch who had a lot to say about me the other day in the press — Miley, what’s good?” Miley appears completely taken aback, mouthing, “What?”
But MTV just released new footage of the exchange, showing Miley’s actual response — since she looks considerably more composed, it suggests that Nicki’s barb might have been something she was anticipating.
When the camera pans back to Nicki, however, it’s clear she’s still upset (though she does smile after her first comment). Watch the clip below:
While the initially circulated clip may have been edited to make the moment look more dramatic than it actually was, things on-stage still looked fairly heated.
The Cyrus family was also on camera during the exchange, and their expressions sort of suggest they wish Miley would stop talking: