Lady Gaga, 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Meat Dress, Worst Dressed

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Who could forget the infamous meat dress?

Like Lady Gaga, there have been celebs before and after making major (read: interesting) fashion risks when it comes to the MTV Video Music Awards' red carpet. But when your guest list includes the likes of Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera and Rita Ora, what else would you expect?

And because year after year we're sometimes left wondering "wtf?" we've rounded up 11 favorite moments from the past to jog your memory and get you excited for what's to come when the show airs this Sunday, August 27.

Keep scrolling for the best of the best when it comes to real red carpet ricks at the VMAs.

Amber Rose, MTV VMAs, riskiest red carpet moments

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Lil Kim, VMAs, 1999

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Rita Ora, MTV VMAs, riskiest red carpet moments

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Nick Minaj, MTV VMA's 2011, Worst Dressed

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Sky, MTV VMAs, riskiest red carpet moments

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Miley Cyrus, 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, VMA, Worst Dressed

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Lady Gaga, 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, Meat Dress, Worst Dressed

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Farrah Abraham, 2016 MTV VMAs, Worst Dressed

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Gwen Stefani, MTV VMAs 1998, Worst Dressed

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ESC: Taylor Swift

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Christina Aguilera, MTV VMAs 2002, Worst Dressed

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Rose McGowan, MTV Video Music Awards, Worst Dressed

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Macy Gray, MTV Video Music Awards, Worst Dressed

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ESC: Jessie J

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ESC: Olivia Munn, 2017 VMA's

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Baddie Winkle, 2016 MTV VMAs, Worst Dressed

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Amber Rose, Blac Chyna, 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, VMA, Worst Dressed

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ESC: Vanessa Hudgens, 2017 VMAs

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They're pretty out there, huh?

Can't wait to see what this year has in store.

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