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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.

Movie of the yearBeauty and the Beast
Best Actor in a movieEmma Watson – Beauty and the Beast
Show of the yearStranger Things
Best KissAshton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome – Moonlight
Best HostTrevor Noah – The Daily Show
Best Reality CompetitionRuPaul’s Drag Race
Best Comedic PerformanceLil Rel Howery – Get Out
Best Actor in a ShowMillie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things
Best VillainJeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead
Best Documentary13th
Best HeroTaraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures
TearjerkerThis Is Us – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate
Next GenerationDaniel Kaluuya
Best DuoHugh Jackman and Dafne Keen – Logan
Best American storyBlackish
Best Fight Against the SystemHidden 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