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Jack Antonoff arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif.
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Sometimes it take a banal piece of fruit to say it all. Case in point: Jack Antonoff snacking on a banana during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

The Bleachers singer was captured on camera treating himself to a potassium-rich treat during host Katy Perry’s opening monologue on Sunday evening. Naturally, Twitter went bananas:

Even Antonoff’s girlfriend Lena Dunham weighed in:

Awards show or not, can’t let that blood sugar get too low.

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