September 5th, 2012
01:53 PM ET
Sure, the President's going to speak at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night, but MTV Video Music Awards host Kevin Hart is confident in his ability to draw an audience.
The timing of the two events will narrowly miss each other, as this year's VMAs will air from 8 to 10 p.m. and President Obama is set to accept the Democratic nomination for a second term after 10 p.m.
But, as Hart noted when we chatted with him Tuesday about the slight scheduling conflict, have you seen how many Twitter followers he has?
"I don't think they can compete. 'Cause it's me! You know at the end of the day, the world wants to see me," Hart joked (we think). "You know, I've got six million followers on Twitter ... [the] Facebook fan page is almost at seven million. Click of a button baby... It's easy. All I have to do is tweet that I'm about to go on stage and everybody's going [to] watch it in the world."
Hart expects that those viewers might also catch a few awkward moments - and hopefully, he added, one between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.
But, he cautions, this is live TV - you never know what you're going to get, especially with the VMAs.
"You have to expect the unexpected, I mean that's the beauty of having a live show. So literally - I'm welcoming the nonsense," Hart told us. "I hope something crazy DOES happen. It gives me more material, it gives me more stuff to play with so I honestly hope something does happen. I WANT Robert and Kristen to come. I want to see it! I want to see it be awkward. I want to see 'em not really speak and hug and try to pretend in front of the press. I think it'll be hilarious."
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