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Best Hero Winner Chadwick Boseman Gave Away His MTV Movie Award to Real-Life Hero James Shaw Jr.

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September 4, 2018

Bravo, Chadwick Boseman! After winning Best Hero at the MTV Movie & TV Awards for his role as T’Challa in Black Panther, he graciously used his platform to honor a real-world hero. Chadwick gave away his award to James Shaw Jr., who saved lives in April when he stopped a rifle-toting gunman from killing more people at Waffle House in Tennessee.

 

“Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it's even greater to acknowledge the heroes that we have in real life," said Chadwick.