Emma Watson Wins First Ever Gender-Neutral Acting Award

Brit trio triumph at MTV movie and TV awards

"MTV's move to create a genderless award for acting will mean something different to everyone, but to me it indicates that acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes".

Stay tuned for the show, airing at 8pm EST on MTV!

Beauty and The Beast was released on March 17, 2017, and has racked up a global earning of USD$1.2bil (RM5.1bil) thus far. "Thank you so much".

Last night at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, Emma Watson was the first recipient of an award for best actor that was free of any gender distinctions. But the awards had another trick up its sleeve, introducing a policy of breaking down gender barriers, as men and women competed jointly in the acting categories. Emma Watson poses in the press room after winning the award for best actor in a movie for "Beauty and the Beast" at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles.

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But this year's show saw presenters and winners get passionate about issues on stage. Dillon says auditioning the character in her show, "Billions", led to her own "self-discovery".

"I'm so proud to be a part of a film that celebrates diversity, literacy, inclusion, joy, and love the way that this one does", Watson said.

Emma Watson was selected among nominees Taraji P Henson, Daniel Kaluuya, Hugh Jackman and Hailee Steinfeld for her performance.

The MTV Generation Award went to the "Fast and Furious" action franchise and star Vin Diesel thanked "a generation that was willing to accept this multicultural franchise where it didn't matter what color your skin was or what country you're from - when you're family, you're family".

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