MTV To Remove Michael Jackson’s Name From Video Vanguard Award - MTO News

MTV is reportedly considering removing Michael Jackson's name from their Video Vanguard Award for this year's Video Music Awards. 

According to Page Six, the fallout from HBO's Finding Neverland continues:

"There's a lot of heated discussion at the network about how to handle the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award this year, and it's getting ugly," a source told the outlet. "There's talk about if they should change the name, or get rid of it altogether. [There's also talk] about who would pre­sent it and who would accept it. It's a mess."

Since the documentary aired, the Jackson Estate has faced backlash, with many radio stations choosing to boycott Jackson's music.

"MTV [potentially] banning his name is the latest fallout," the source said. "They haven’t decided yet, but they’ve been going back and forth on it. There are a lot of issues."