Published: Tue, June 19, 2018
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Millie Bobby Brown shuts down bullies in no-nonsense MTV Awards speech

Millie Bobby Brown shuts down bullies in no-nonsense MTV Awards speech

While accepting the award for his role as Killmonger in the film Black Panther, Michael B Jordan said he was surprised that Roseanne didn't win the award for her role as a best villain.

Boseman, who plays the leader of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, gave his trophy to a man with no Hollywood connections.

The actor said while it was an honour to be recognised for playing a superhero, it was more important to "acknowledge the heroes we have in real life".

Fourteen-year-old Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown - who just last week quit Twitter after her likeness was made into a homophobic meme - has used her MTV Movie and TV Awards acceptance speech to highlight the issue of bullying.

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On the television side of things, Netflix hit Stranger Things claimed the award for best show, actor Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) won for best show performance, and Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) won for best frightened performance.

"This is going to live at your house", Boseman told Shaw, giving him the show's golden popcorn award.

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The callout seems to address the Twitter bullying she faced just last week, which led her to deactivate her main account @milliebbrown, and turn off comments on her Instagram page. Winners are chosen by fans voting online.

Winning Best Kiss at the awards, stars Nick Robinson and Keiynan Lonsdale took to the stage to accept their statuette.

Boseman, who starred as T'Challa in Black Panther, also won the award for best performance in a movie.

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