Jay-Z tried to make sense of Kanye's VMA actions, saying "He used to jump on tables ... I was trying to make the first 'Blueprint,' he's jumping on tables, rapping, and I'm like, 'Yo, not now.' That was just him. He's always been that passionate...As he grows, he has to learn how to balance that. And he'll learn that in years to come. That passion right there ... that wasn't fake or staged - it was how he really felt, and it was just inappropriate. It wasn't fair to Taylor." In other news, Kanye West is 32, why is he still jumping on tables/stages out of turn? [BBC]

"Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member Kim Zolciak made an interesting revelation about her hit single. "I got some really crazy news on the drive over here about my song, ['Tardy for the Party.'] NeNe Leakes just claimed it was her song, when my little girl [Brielle] wrote it! I'm a little upset about that now, 'cause my little girl, she was 9 when she wrote it with her music instructor, and then Kandi went in and edited the lyrics." [People]

Play from production team Play-N-Skillz told MTV, "T-Pain is something different. We went in the studio, he had spotlights in there, porn everywhere, and all his cars parked outside: a Phantom, Ferrari and a hearse with a coffin that came out with speakers." Wait, what? [MTV]