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Emma Watson takes first major gender-neutral movie award

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On May 7, 2017, actress, Emma Watson became the first person to win the MTV Movie and TV Awards’ new gender-neutral Best Actor in a Movie award for her performance as Belle in “Beauty and the Beast.”

  • This year, MTV Movie and TV Awards’ also added a gender-less best actor category award for television.

Emma Watson takes first major gender-neutral movie award

About Gender-Neutral Award:

In this context, ‘gender-neutral’ means, every award category had a single list of male as well as female nominees together, unlike Oscars or Golden Globe, which have separate categories for Male Actor and Female Actor.

Brief Biography of Emma Watson:

Emma Watson was born on April 15, 1990 in Paris, France.She became famous on account of her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series.

  • In 2014 she got a graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English literature.
  • She was awarded British Artist of the Year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2014.
  • Besides acting in Films and television, she has taken up modelling assignments for renowned names. She is also a fashion consultant.
  • In July 2014, she was appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and served as an advocate for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign in promoting gender equality.

2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards – Winners List:

2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards was held on May 7, 2017, in Los AngelesCalifornia, U.S. The award ceremony was hosted by Adam De Vine.

Category Winner
Movie of the year Beauty and the Beast
Best Actor in a movie Emma Watson – Beauty and the Beast
Show of the year Stranger Things
Best Kiss Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome – Moonlight
Best Host Trevor Noah – The Daily Show
Best Reality Competition RuPaul’s Drag Race
Best Comedic Performance Lil Rel Howery – Get Out
Best Actor in a Show Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
Best Villain Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead
Best Documentary 13th
Best Hero Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures
Tearjerker This Is Us – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate
Next Generation Daniel Kaluuya
Best Duo Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen – Logan
Best American story Blackish
Best Fight Against the System Hidden Figures
Trending “Run The World (Girls)” Channing Tatum and Beyonce – Lip Sync Battle
Best musical moment -“You’re the One That I Want” – Ensemble –Grease: Live