Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

10 May, 2017, 03:05 | Author: Warren Cooper
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MTV abolished gender-specific categories for its acting awards this year, giving the honor for best actor in a movie to Emma Watson for "Beauty and the Beast".

It was after Showtime wanted to nominate Asia for an Emmy Award and consequently found the binary categories of "Best Actress" and "Best Actor" too restrictive due to Asia identifying with neither of these genders that the MTV Movie & TV Awards made a decision to create a gender-neutral awards category.

Former Harry Potter actress Emma Watson created history as she won the first MTV Award that did not separate nominees based on gender.

Watson went on to praise MTV for their bold move and relayed that the award indicates that acting is the ability to put oneself in someone else's shoes without being separated according to one's gender.

Emma Watson got quite a thrill out of being the inaugural victor of MTV's best actor in a movie award.

Drag superstar RuPaul took away the award for "Best Reality Competition" for RuPaul's Drag Race at the awards show last night, too. (A non-binary person is someone who doesn't identify with either gender.) Then she presented the award to Watson.

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Simmonds said James was the first person she met at the apartment complex, and she can't believe someone did something like this. North Lauderdale Fire Rescue found another bruise on James' left shoulder, although she refused to go to the hospital.

"If anyone thinks you should, I've got a good doctor you can see", Morgan said of those favouring gender-neutral awards.

It's very dark. It's a lot different from season one, you're going to like it a lot more than season one.
In the ceremony's other gender-neutral acting categories, "The Walking Dead" star Jeffrey Dean won for best villain ahead of Allison Williams in "Get Out" and Jared Leto in "Suicide Squad".

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I also loved seeing her co-stars in the stands giving her a standing ovation. The Queen can't be called the Queen anymore and we can't call her "her majesty" so she'll have to be 'the majesty.' Eventually I'll have to smash my head repeatedly into a brick wall.

The show maintained its traditional irreverence with awards recognizing the best duo (Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen of the film "Logan"), best tearjerker (TV hit "This Is Us"), and best kiss (Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerone of "Moonlight").

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