It was the shade heard ‘round the world! Fresh off the heels of winning their award for Best Pop Video, the ladies of Fifth Harmony also hit the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards stage as a foursome for the first time, and they were there to not just slay but let the world know they are stronger than ever now. Being down one member is not stopping these talented singers from killing the game.
The girls brought it with some amazingly insane and wild dance moves, and in between all of the dancing and singing, they even found a moment to throw not-so-subtle shade at former member Camila Cabello. Clearly the girls are over talking about the “Crying in the Club” singer and her exit from the group, and they’re not letting it define them at all – at least that’s what their performance was telling everyone.
So it all started and ended with Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane Hansen, and Lauren Jauregui hitting the stage with a fifth silhouette behind them, and just as things got started the shadow behind them fell off the stage! Yes, they totally did so just that, and everyone noticed. Watch it all unfold in the video below!
The Internet then erupted into a firestorm, with people not believing what they had just seen. Everything from praise to complete shock flooded Twitter, and even some of the celebs in the audience couldn’t believe just how amazing their performance was, including Hailee Steinfeld and Bebe Rexha, who had total fangirl moments on Twitter and in the audience.
FIFTH HARMONY KILLLLLED THAT IM DONE
— Hailee Steinfeld (@HaileeSteinfeld) August 28, 2017
FIFTH HARMONY JUST DID THATTTTTTT ⚰️🙏🏻⚰️🙏🏻⚰️😱😱😱😱😍😍😍😍 @FifthHarmony
— Bebe Rexha (@BebeRexha) August 28, 2017
— mariana xx (@trustnorminah) August 28, 2017
— Cortney Anna (@ontaekey_) August 28, 2017
Fifth Harmony was here to more than just slay, but make their mark as superstars — and they did exactly that. Though, if this performance proved anything, it’s that there’s clearly no love lost between Camila and her former band mates. We can’t help but wonder if the “Havana” singer will have anything to say about her shadow figure? We’ll just have to wait and see.