VMAs 2013: Is Kim Kardashian coming? Is Katy Perry dateless?

kim-kardashian-katy-perry-vmas-2013-gi.jpgNow that North West has made her public debut, is Kim Kardashian's post-baby bod next in the spotlight? That's the question on fans' minds as the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards approach.

Kim's baby daddy, Kanye West, is set to perform his single "BLKK SKKKN HEAD" at the VMAs Sunday (Aug. 25). And It would seem Kanye is definitely bringing a plus-one to Barclays Center in Brooklyn. N.Y., as seating charts photographed during show prep indicate an empty seat next to Yeezy's.

Production certainly isn't saving that spot for a random seat-filler. So, who's hoping the extra seat is for Nori's new mommy?

mtv-vma-kanye-west-one-direction-seating-chart-gi.jpgKim could seize the opportunity to buddy up to Katy Perry, who appears to be flying solo on VMA night. The "Roar" singer won't be bringing her on-again, off-again boyfriend and duet partner, John Mayer, as he has a concert scheduled in Burgettstown, Pa. But Perry usually brings her cute little granny, Ann Hudson, along to her dateless red carpets. Maybe the annual MTV awards show, known for its chaos and outrageous moments, is just a little too wild for grandma.

mtv-vma-lady-gaga-katy-perry-seating-chart-gi.jpgOne star who will be keeping it all in the family on VMA night is Will Smith. Seating charts have the "I, Robot 2" star sitting side-by-side with his son Jaden Smith and daughter Willow Smith.

mtv-vma-will-smith-jaden-willow-seating-chart-gi.jpgOther seating placements of note: "Divergent" star Shailene Woodley will be sitting right in front of One Direction, and besties Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift will be on the same row with their respective TBA dates.

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The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards air Sunday (Aug. 25) at 9 p.m.
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