The celebrities in attendance at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards looked suspiciously familiar. We couldn’t quite put our finger on where we’d seen them before, but as soon as we checked out texts, we realized that they were all masquerading as emojis. From Kanye to Joe Jonas, these MTV VMA celebrities who looked like emojis seemed like they’d been studying their cartoon avatars with gusto leading up to the ceremony.
And we’re not just talking about your standard emojis, either: some artists got abstract with their emojiness and took on shapes that you won’t believe. Take a look at these Video Music Awards celebrities emojis and get ready to make that face with the hearts for eyes. Or maybe the one with a dollar sign for a mouth?
Every year at the MTV VMAs, celebrities go out of their way to outdo the trends and come up with something nuts for everyone else to gush about at the water cooler. This year it looks like everyone was trying to look like their favorite emoji - whether it was a crudely made drawing of Shaq or the infamous eggplant. To find out which celebrities looked like what emojis at the 2016 MTV VMAs, keep reading and do your best to not turn into an alien head.
Vote up the celebrities who most resembled an emoji, and then try to sum up this list in an emoji to your friends (good luck!).