Courtesy of Jada Pinkett Smith.
We know, we understand– at this moment, it seems like every day there’s more news about the rapidly approaching MTV Motion picture & TELEVISION Awards. But seriously, there’s less than one week up until everything decreases, and there are still some things you definitely require to know prior to the star-studded occasion airs on TELEVISION. The most recent? Jada Pinkett Smith will be the recipient of this year’s Trailblazer Award, which “recognizes game-changing developers with fresh and fearless voices in entertainment.”
” Jada has been a powerhouse because the beginning of her career and has attained multi-hyphenate status throughout,” said Amy Doyle, General Supervisor, MTV, VH1, CMT, and Logo. “She is the embodiment of someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo and we are enjoyed present her with this year’s Trailblazer Award.”
From launching her own effective– and deeply honest– web talk program (Red Table Talk) alongside her daughter, Willow Smith, and mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, to being a vocal supporter for human rights and social justice concerns, Pinkett Smith has actually been blazing routes in Hollywood for many years.
The actor and producer, who ended up being a popular figure in the industry in the ’90 s, increased to superstardom with a standout performance inThe Nutty TeacherEver given that, she hasn’t decreased. In 2017, for example, she starred in the funny flickLadies Journey, which was the highest-grossing funny movie of the year as well as the first film produced, directed, composed, and starring Black stars to earn more than $100 million at the box office.
By now, you’re likely simply as persuaded as we are that Pinkett Smith is totally deserving of this honor, but it gets even better: The actress will exist the award by none other than herLadies Journeyco-star Tiffany Haddish, which makes certain to make for a legendary woman power minute throughout the big night.
Well, are you counting down the minutes till showtime yet? United States too! The MTV Movie & TV Awards will air on Monday, June 17 at 9: 00 PM ET/PT, so pick your area on the sofa, collect your preferred snacks, and prepare to celebrate the very best TV programs and motion pictures of the year.
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