Britney Spears by Kevin Mazur/ WireImage.com Britney Spears by Kevin Mazur/ WireImage.com

How can MTV's Video Music Awards possibly top last year's botched performance by Britney Spears? Invite her back, of course!

"Everyone deserves a second or third chance, right?" MTV honcho Van Toffler told the AP.

Was he kidding? "Sorta," he said. "Who knows?"

Last year, Britney's drab performance of Gimme More left viewers wanting more and became one of the most talked-about TV moments in 2007.

"I'm not sure how we top Britney opening the show," Toffler admitted. "We are working on it every day."

Toffler has until September 7 to find an opening act. Then it's curtain up! - J.R. Whalen

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