Jada Pinkett Smith

Courtesy of MTV

There is a new MTV Trailblazer on the town!

Jada Pinkett Smith has been introduced as this 12 months’s recipient of the Trailblazer Award on the 2019 MTV Film & TV Awards.

“Jada has been a powerhouse because the starting of her profession and has achieved multi-hyphenate standing all through,” mentioned Amy Doyle, Normal Supervisor, MTV, VH1, CMT and Brand. “She is the epitome of somebody who isn’t afraid to problem the established order and we’re thrilled to current her with this 12 months’s Trailblazer Award.”

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The accolade is usually given to younger movers and shakers inside Hollywood who’ve used their platforms to encourage change. Earlier honorees embody Lena WaitheShailene WoodleyChanning TatumEmma Watson and Emma Stone

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So what else can popular culture fanatics anticipate from this 12 months’s MTV Film & TV Awards? For starters, Shazam! star Zachary Levi is ready to host the star-studded ceremony, which takes place in only a few days on the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. 

Notable film contenders embody Avengers: Endgame and RBG, that are every nominated in 4 classes, adopted by To All of the Boys I’ve Cherished Earlier than, and Us. On the TV facet, Recreation of Thrones leads the pack with 4 nominations. 

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Beforehand introduced presenters embody Aubrey PlazaKiernan ShipkaMj Rodriguez and extra. Lizzo and Bazzi are each slated to carry out. 

The 2019 MTV Film & TV Awards will air on Monday, June 17 at 9 p.m. on MTV.


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