The Most Bananas Instagrams From The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

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Everything about the MTV Movie & Television Awards is a little off-kilter. But what's even more bananas? The behind-the-scenes moments. For every glittery-glamorous awards show, there's a gloves-off backstory on Instagram, and we're always here for it. The guests may seem composed on stage, but backstage they are anything but. Remember: This is the MTV Movie and TV Awards. The awards show has a pop culture focus. As such, the show is more current and perhaps more tech-heavy, i.e. there are more "memes" than "Meryls." The folks here are young, which means they know social media. Consequently, this awards show is Insta-heavy. (I give us at most 10 years before there's an entirely social media awards show.) We're talking Gen Z! Amandla Stenberg! The adorable cast of Netflix's Stranger Things! The adorable cast of the upcoming remake of It!
Instagram affords us a peek at what didn't happen on stage. When just the iPhone cameras are rolling, the guests mingle. They thank their glam squads. They take selfies and they dance about, gloriously candid and just plain adorable. Ahead, find the celebrity moments caught on Instagram at the 2017 MTV Movie and Television Awards.
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#MTV awards seat preview #portraitofaselfie

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Baywatch's Alexandra Daddario grabs a quick selfie with her less-than-present co-stars.
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@mtv movie and tv awards backstage shenanigans with @zacefron

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Backstage before they present, Zac Efron and Baywatch co-star got for a quick kiss on the cheek.
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👀💋💋💋#Repost @ashuntasheriff ・・・ We on our way.... #mtvmovieawards

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Tararji P. Henson grabs a candid pic of her dress — or the bottom of her dress — on the way to the event.
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👑Big sis l👀king like a queen 👑 #mtv

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Blackish's Yara Shahidi grabbed a photo with Zendaya, who will appeared in the upcoming film Spiderman: Homecoming.
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Got my GLAAD & Pin. Ready for the red carpet baby! #glaad #mtvtvandmovieawards #mtv #transparentamazon

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Amy Landecker of Transparent on Amazon wore a blue GLAAD pin on the red carpet.
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Noah Cyrus, the 17-year-old budding music star from the Cyrus family, documented her date: Billy Ray Cyrus.
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the assembly team #mtvmovieawards 💋

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Natalia Dyer of Stranger Things fame thanked her squad for her awards show look.
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Caleb McLaughlin's feeling good about the night. How about you?
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Hope you tune in guys!!!! @mtv #mtvawards #StrangerThings

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Gaten Matarazzo, ever the adorable Instagrammer, posted a quick vid asking his followers to tune in to the ceremony.
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Hanging with the coolest girl in town @dafnekeen

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True story: Millie Bobby Brown and Dafne Keen (of Logan fame) hung out at the event.
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Host Adam Devine posted a behind-the-scenes peek at his faux "Beauty & The Beast" tattoo.
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Rebel Wilson shared a candid moment from a pre-show rehearsal. (Spoiler alert: There's fire.)
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Literally the only group of people that legit made me star struck - cast of #strangerthings @mtv

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Josh Gad was star struck by the cast of Stranger Things.
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