Outrage As Kardashian Sisters Were Spotted Texting During Moment Of Silence For Michael Brown During The MTV VMAs


Kim Kardashian and her sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, check their phones at the MTV Music Video Awards during a moment of silence for Michael Brown

Kim Kardashian and her half-sisters are drawing fury over social media for appearing to send text messages while the audience at MTV’s Video Music Awards took a moment of silence in honor of slain black teenager Michael Brown. More after the break

Rapper Common spoke about Brown's death as the Kardashian sisters checked their phones and looked bored during the MVAs

Rapper Common was on stage to present the nominees for best hip hop video when he asked the crowd on Sunday to take a minute to think about Brown’s death and the racially-charged clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

Aspiring rapper Brown was preparing to start college before he was shot dead in the street by a white police officer

‘Hip hop has always presented a voice for the revolution,’ the rapper told the crowd at the Forum in Inglewood. ‘I want us all to take a moment of silence for Mike Brown and for peace in this country and in the world.’

Were they bored of the event or just not interested in Michael Brown?