Shailene Woodley Cries Accepting MTV Movie Awards “Trailblazer Award” (VIDEO)

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Shailene Woodley MTV Movie Awards Speech

By Minyvonne Burke


Shailene Woodley MTV Movie Awards Speech

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Shailene Woodley cried while accepting the Trailblazer Award at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday. Watch the video below.

The 23-year-old actress was presented the award by her friend and co-star Miles Teller, and reminded everyone to be “pillars” during her acceptance speech. “I realized we can’t fully be ourselves without a community. We can’t be ourselves without people to reflect back on us who we really are… And in that I keep marveling at who we pick up in our trail along the way and who becomes our communities,” said Woodley, adding, “For all of you who have been pillars for me, thank you, and for all of you who I’ve been able to be a pillar for, I will continue to be a pillar for you.” She concluded her speech saying, “So whoever your community is, be pillars for those people… And let’s trailblaze on!”

Ever since Woodley’s breakout role in the 2011 movie The Descendants, she has been taking Hollywood by storm. Last year, Woodley starred in the drama White Bird in a Blizzard, and the critically acclaimed Fault in Our Stars and Divergent. Woodley reprised her role as Beatrice Prior for The Divergent Series: Insurgent, which was released in March.

The actress is the fourth Hollywood star to receive the Trailblazer Award. Emma Stone was the first to be awarded the honor in 2012, followed by Emma Watson in 2013 and Channing Tatum in 2014. Check out the video below of Woodley getting emotional while accepting the Trailblazer Award at the MTV Movie Awards, and tell us what you think.

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