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Monday, August 1, 2011

MTV at 30: The Top 10 Most Controversial Music Videos (NSFW)

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5. Eminem -- "Stan" (2002)

As a song, "Stan" is devastating and disturbing because it is at once terrifying and completely believable, the unintended consequence of Eminem's enormous fame. This video brings the song vividly to life, showing Stan's mounting obsession, insanity, and violence, along with the tragedy he leaves behind.

The edited version shown on MTV cuts out footage of Stan's wife bound and gagged in his car, plus other moments too edgy for TV.

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