Musicians Red Foo and Sky Blu of LMFAO appear backstage with the Best Music awards they won for "Party Rock Album", during the 2012 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California on June 3, 2012. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo waves to the audience after being crowned Miss USA during the 2012 Miss USA competition at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 3, 2012. UPI/David Becker
Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper reacts after begin tagged out at third by Atlanta Braves third baseman Martin Prado during the fifth inning at Nationals Park in Washington, DC on June 3, 2012. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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