We can’t make this up, but Houston didn’t come up at the star of tonight MTV VMA awards out in Hollywood:

But Katy Perry did play with a fidget spinner when talking about all the other problems in the world:

And she made the obligatory Handmaid’s Tale joke:

What the eff is wrong with them?

Anyway, from what we’re seeing Katy Perry as host is a real dud:

And here’s Paris Jackson talking about Nazis:

For the record, Katy Perry did finally mention Houston at about 38 minutes into the broadcast:

How nice of her and MTV.