Chadwick Boseman Gives MTV Movie Award To Waffle House Hero

Chadwick Boseman   might be a hero within the big screen, but he chose to spend tribute to one in real life on the 2018  MTV Film and TV Awards   on Saturday night.    

The particular “ Black Panther” star has been honored with the Best Hero trophy during the ceremony, and midway by means of his acceptance speech, he asked James Shaw Jr., the Waffle Home shooting hero , on stage.  

“ Receiving an award for actively playing a superhero is amazing, yet it’ s even greater to recognize the heroes we have in actual life, ” Boseman said before signaling to Shaw in the audience.  

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Chadwick Boseman, James Shaw Jr., plus actor Michael B. Jordan go to the 2018 MTV Movie Plus TV Awards.

Shaw disarmed the gunman during a shooting in a Tn Waffle House   within April that left four individuals dead and two others injured. In the days after the incident, he or she helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the victims from the shooting and their families.

“ You didn’ t even know we were going to do this did you, ”   he continued as Shaw contacted the podium.

“ This is gonna reside at your house, ” he additional as he handed over the award.

Watch the whole speech below.