Happy Awkward Moment Day!: 5 Of The Most Awkward Moments On TV

Ever had an awkward moment? Of course you have. Everyone has – in fact, you’re probably not human if you’ve said no. But ever had it in front of millions of people on national TV? Chances are, most likely not.

Awkward moments are never really fun, but it happens. And to have that moment captured on tape, to be broadcast all over the nation is just the icing on an embarrassing filled cake! In honor of today being ‘Awkward Moments Day,’ here are 5 of the most awkward moments to happen on TV:

Ashlee Simpson Gets Caught Lip Syncing on SNL

Remember ‘Lip Sync Gate’ when Ashlee Simpson got caught lip syncing on Saturday Night Live? Even more awkward than getting busted for faking it: the hoedown jig she does.

Kanye West Says George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People

During a televised charity concert for Hurricane Katrina, Kanye West goes into a tirade, claiming George Bush doesn’t care about black people. Cue Chris Rock!

Tom Cruise On The Today Show

Tom Cruise and Today Show host Matt Lauer get into a heated debate regarding medication. It just gets from bad to worse!

Paula Abdul’s Loopy Fox News Interview

There has always been talk that it isn’t just Coke in the cups when Paula Abdul was a judge on American Idol – and this totally proves it, since it is quite obvious that Paula is drunk during this interview. Party on Paula!

Joaquin Phoenix Uncomfortable David Letterman Interview

Joaquin Phoenix had been off the map for a while, doing who knows what. He takes on Letterman after growing out his facial hair and embarking on his hip hop career. Stranger than his new look is this interview. Who are you and what have you done to Joaquin Phoenix?!

Which one of these is your favorite most awkward moment?