News | Entertainment
27 Jun 2019 1:51
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Jada Pinkett Smith will receive the Trailblazer honour at the upcoming MTV TV & Movie Awards

    The 47-year-old actress - who has children Jaden, 20, and Willow, 18, with her husband Will Smith - will receive the prestigious accolade from her 'Girls Trip' co-star Tiffany Haddish in honour of her "powerhouse" status and reputation as someone who is ready to "challenge the status quo", organisers have announced


    Amy Doyle, general manager of MTV, VH1, CMT, and Logo, said: "Jada has been a powerhouse since the beginning of her career and has achieved multi-hyphenate status throughout.

    "She is the epitome of someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo, and we are thrilled to present her with this year's Trailblazer Award."

    The honour has only been awarded five times in the past and "recognises game-changing creators with fresh and fearless voices in entertainment".

    Previous winners include last year's honouree Lena Waithe, 'Magic Mike' actor Channing Tatum, 'Big Little Lies' star Shailene Woodley, 'Harry Potter' actress Emma Watson and 'La La Land's Emma Stone.

    This year's ceremony takes place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, with Zachary Levi as host.

    It was previously announced that Lizzo and Bazzi will be among the performers.

    'RBG', 'Avengers: Endgame' and 'Game of Thrones' lead the nominations with four each, while a host of other films and TV shows also scored multiple nods, including 'Us', 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before', 'Riverdale' and 'The Handmaid's Tale'.

    Jada's most recent work has been on her Facebook Watch show 'Red Table Talk', which she co-hosts with her mother and daughter, and she is set to next be seen on the big screen as an FBI agent in 'Angel Has Fallen'.

    © 2019 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     26 Jun: Tom Holland rescued a fan from getting crushed by "30 grown men" on Monday (24.06.19)
     26 Jun: Beth Chapman's family have reportedly been told she may not wake from her medically-induced coma
     26 Jun: Celine Dion took three years to find the "passion to keep going" after René Angélil's death
     26 Jun: John Stamos wants to "protect" his son from the "hatred" on social media
     26 Jun: Elisabeth Moss was "surprised" by the success of 'The Handmaid's Tale'
     26 Jun: Pamela Anderson has accused Adil Rami of leading a "double life"
     26 Jun: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's new home renovations have cost £2.4 million in public funds so far
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The Silver Ferns anticipate their opponents could have a chip on their shoulders when they play their first world cup warm up game tonight More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A more affordable New Zealand .... could mean more tourists More...



     Today's News

    Business:
    A more affordable New Zealand .... could mean more tourists 21:57

    Politics:
    Australia and PNG agree to extend contracts for Manus Island asylum seeker services 21:47

    Entertainment:
    Tom Holland rescued a fan from getting crushed by "30 grown men" on Monday (24.06.19) 21:40

    Business:
    Population growth and technology advances will lead changes in Auckland's workforce over the next decade 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Beth Chapman's family have reportedly been told she may not wake from her medically-induced coma 21:10

    Entertainment:
    Celine Dion took three years to find the "passion to keep going" after René Angélil's death 20:40

    Entertainment:
    John Stamos wants to "protect" his son from the "hatred" on social media 20:10

    Entertainment:
    Elisabeth Moss was "surprised" by the success of 'The Handmaid's Tale' 19:40

    International:
    Khaled Sharrouf orphan gives birth to third child days after rescue from Syria 19:37

    Entertainment:
    Pamela Anderson has accused Adil Rami of leading a "double life" 19:10


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd