In this week’s top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Rihanna’s “Te Amo” is too hot for the U.S., Lee DeWyze’s “Idol” win makes a mom hysterical, a Fox news anchor wonders whether Bret Michaels faked his brain hemorrhage, Vampire Weekend goes on “Holiday,” and more.
1) Rihanna’s ‘Te Amo’ Video Too Sexy for U.S.
While RiRi gave her U.S. fans a Slash-inspired visual for “Rockstar 101” earlier this week, the pop star saved a far sexier clip for fans abroad. In the video for her European single “Te Amo,” Rihanna gets frisky in a bedroom and sets a fire with a sultry female companion. We feel strangely jipped.
Bonus Gift From Afar: Lil Wayne is still in prison, but you’d hardly know it by the way he keeps releasing videos. The rapper rocks out on a rooftop in “Da Da Da,” the first of four videos premiering on MTV for its LilTunechi-themed weekend. ( Watch)
2) Lee DeWyze’s ‘Idol’ Win Makes Mom Hysterical
Remember the little girls who lost their minds when David Archuleta lost “American Idol”? Well, this fully grown person went just as hysterical when Lee DeWyze won “Idol” this week. It’s hard to tell whether she was rooting for Crystal or she just really, really hates paint salesmen.
Bonus ‘Idol’ Heartbreak: Crystal Bowersox talks to Ryan Seacrest about breaking up with her American flag pants-wearing boyfriend on the same day of her finale performances. Hang in there, MamaSox! (Watch)
3) Fox Anchor on Bret Michaels’ Illness: “Was That a Hoax?”
While most people were just wishing Bret Michaels would rest after his brain hemorrhage and warning stroke instead of performing on “Idol” (“Go to bed!” many tweeted), a local Fox news anchor had different concerns. “We think it’s a hoax,” he proclaimed. Stay classy, guy.
Bonus Conspiracy Theory: Do glass doors have a vendetta against Justin Bieber? Discuss. (Watch)
4) Vampire Weekend Play Dress Up In ‘Holiday’
Queen Elizabeth would be proud: the members of Vampire Weekend don Victorian outfits and powdered wigs while playing golf and lounging poolside in the clip for their latest single, “Holiday.”
5) Black Keys ‘Tighten Up’ on Letterman
The garage-blues duo stops by “Late Show with David Letterman” to perform the lead single from its new album “Brothers,” which landed on the Billboard 200 at No. 3 this week.
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