Missed the MTV Movie & TV Awards? These Are the Moments You Need to Know About
TIFFANY HADDISH SLAYED AS HOST
From her opening skit in a new-and-improved Black Panther to her many zingers, Haddish stole the show with her comedic timing and charisma. And who can forget when she said what we were all thinking: "I'm Tiffany Haddish and I know who bit Beyoncé."
CHADWICK BOSEMAN WON BEST HERO FOR BLACK PANTHER
… and the breakout actor took the moment to highlight "a real-life hero," James Shaw Jr., dedicating the award to him before handing it to him and walk off stage. "it's greater to acknowledge the heroes we have in real life … He fought off a gunman in Antioch, Tennessee at a Waffle House. He saved lives," Boseman said of Shaw Jr.
The actor also won the award for best performance in a movie later that night.
CHLOE X HALLE KEPT US MESMERIZED
The sister duo took the stage to perform "The Kids Are Alright," and we're still recovering from the pair's show-stopping vocals.
LOVE SIMON'S KEIYNAN LONSDALE GAVE AN INSPIRING SPEECH
The actor, who scored the honor with costar Nick Robinson, came up onstage to accept the award for Best Kiss, which was presented by the cast of 13 Reasons Why, and did so while offering up a few nuggets of wisdom in his acceptance speech. "You can live your dreams and wear dresses," Lonsdale said. "You can live your dreams and kiss the one that you love, no matter what gender they are. You can live your dreams and believe in magic."
TIFFANY HADDISH WON BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Presented by Kristen Bell and Seth Rogen — who flashed a fake Vin Diesel tattoo on his lower back — the Girls Trip actress runs out in a white robe to accept the honor. "They didn't tell me that I had won … I was changing and they were like, 'Put those panties back on!'" she said, addressing the audience.
MICHAEL B. JORDAN THREW SHADE AT ROSEANNE BARR
Upon winning Best Villain for his role in Black Panther, Jordan quipped, "I am shocked that I won … I thought Roseanne had this in the bag," referencing the comedian's recent racist remarks, which led to the cancellation of the Roseanne TV revival.
NICK JONAS & DJ MUSTARD PERFORMED
Collaborating with the deejay, Jonas belted out "Anywhere," which left the audience audibly yearning for more.
LENA WAITHE TOOK HOME THE TRAILBLAZER AWARD
Waithe — who became the first black woman to win an Emmy for her writing in Master of None — among setting other records, dedicated her award to the late stars and pioneers of Paris Is Burning.
CHRIS PRATT RECEIVED THE GENERATION AWARD
Aubrey Plaza and Bryce Dallas Howard presented their costar with the coveted trophy. Pratt went on to address his audience, providing "the next generation" with his own advice. "Don’t be a turd," he said. "If you are strong be a protector, if you are smart be a humble influencer. Strength and intelligence can be weapons, so do not wield them against the weak. That makes you a villain."
MILLIE BOBBY BROWN SPOKE OUT AGAINST BULLYING
The Stranger Things star used her acceptance speech (she won Best Performance in a Show) to speak out against online bullying, days after she deleted her Twitter account for the very same reason.
“I want you to know how grateful I am to those that support me,” Brown said. “Since I know there are many young people watching this, and even to the adults too, they could probably use the reminder that I was taught — that if you don’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say it.”
STRANGER THINGS 2 WON BEST SHOW
The Netflix show's fan-favorite cast came together on stage to accept the coveted award. "If it weren't for you guys, we wouldn't be here right now," said star Gaten Matarazzo.
LADY GAGA ANNOUNCED BEST MOVIE
The singer — who won Best Music Documentary for Five Foot Two — surprised fans when she took to the stage to give the award for Best Movie, which she ended up awarding to "Black motherf—in Panther."