West to Boycott MTV

Rapper Kanye West has vowed to boycott cable channel MTV after missing out on five awards at the Video Music Awards on Sunday.

The 'Gold Digger' hitmaker made his hurt feelings known after the event in Las Vegas, hurling abuse at MTV bosses as cameras rolled backstage.

He ranted: "That's two years in a row… Give a black man a chance."

And he hadn't calmed down by the time he hit the airwaves on New York radio station Z100 on Monday morning.

He even attacked the VMA organisers for exploiting Britney Spears, who opened the show with a disastrous performance of her new single.

He told the radio station: "They exploited Britney in helping to end her career. When Britney was opening, near the end, I felt so bad for her.

"I said: 'Man, it's a dirty game. This game will chew you up and spit you out.'"

He went on to tell Z100 DJ JJ that he felt misled and "betrayed" by MTV bosses, and promised to never work with the network again.

West revealed he has already cancelled planned appearances set for this week.

The rapper also had harsh words for his one-time video co-star Pamela Anderson, who he felt "disrespected" him as she introduced his VMA performance.

The former Baywatch babe said: "One of the best times I've ever had was making out with the next performer in the middle of the desert.

"I think I had my tongue so far down his throat I could taste his fiancée - and I might need a repeat performance later tonight."

West was far from amused: "I'm engaged, and I feel like it's disrespectful to my relationship."

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