MTV invites 'hero' transgender troops to awards after Donald Trump ban

Kanye West Taylor Swift

Kanye West Taylor Swift

Jesse Ignjatovic returns as Executive Producer for the 2017 "MTV Video Music Awards".

Active-duty servicemen and women face restrictions on high-profile public appearances, especially those with a political message.

"DoD confirms that MTV has invited Service members in their personal capacity to this year's VMAs", Pentagon Spokesman Lt. Col. Paul Haverstick told the publication in a statement.

Transgender members of the United States military service have become hot button issues in the past couple of weeks, after President Donald Trump tweeted the reinstatement of banning such members to serve in the USA military. With the award show set to air on Sunday, we can only hope that the Pentagon pulls through and lets some more soldiers walk the red carpet this year.

The Weeknd, who was previously announced as a performer, is now absent on the Performers list of artists on the MTV.com website.

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The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are going down on Sunday, August 27, at The Forum in Inglewood, California, and you can bet we're already zipping up our spacesuits for a cosmic trip to outer space.

MTV have taken a stand against Donald Trump's trans military ban.

MTV has invited transgender troops to the VMAs this weekend.

Her latest tease comes just days before MTV's big awards show, sparking speculation about a performance or reconciliation with host and former friend Katy Perry, who herself dropped the video for her rumored Swift diss track "Swish Swish" this week as well. The award "honors an artist's exceptional body of work", and has been given in the past to Madonna, Beyoncé, Guns N' Roses, the Beastie Boys and other chart-toppers. Perry, for her part, will perform a space-themed medley of her hits both old and new - and, according to Variety, might make her entrance descending from the ceiling, following on from Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl. "Brace for impact!" Perry is also nominated in five categories, including Artist of the Year.

As for who else could potentially pick up a moon person on the night, Kendrick Lamar is leading this year's nominations with eight.

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