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Emma Watson’s Powerful Speech At MTV Movie & TV Awards


And the first major MTV Movie & TV Award of the night goes to... Emma Watson!

The "Beauty and the Beast" star took home the Best Actor in a Film award for her role as Belle in the 2016 Disney reboot, and she used her speech to highlight the importance of inclusion.

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Emma highlighted the importance of the MTV Awards doing away with gender-based categories for the first time ever. Read what she had to say below:

She went on to describe what the role of Belle represents: a free-thinker who isn't afraid to always be herself:

And to finish it all off, she thanked the original Belle creators and, of course, her fellow nominees:

Congrats, Emma!!