Her performance, which transitioned into a duet with Robin Thicke singing another summer hit, “Blurred Lines,” garnered a lot of attention on social media for her provocative dance moves.

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The VMAs eventually turned around with a performance from Justin Timberlake doing a mash-up of his own songs, and the long-awaited reunion with his band mates from '90s pop group 'N Sync.

One congressman, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), chimed in on Twitter. 

Deutch’s tweet received nearly 300 retweets, and almost 200 favorites.

He appears to be the only member of Congress who tweeted about the awards show.