MTV shows its age

People have been justifiably incensed by the MTV Movie Award nominees for 'Best Hero', which are 100% male. (And no, there's no 'Best Heroine' category.) Despite the huge and ongoing success of the Hunger Games adaptations, Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen lost out to Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man, Henry Cavill's Clark Kent, Chris Hemsworth's Thor, Martin Freeman's Bilbo Baggins, and Channing Tatum's, uh, whoever he played in White House Down, which nobody saw. There's an online petition to have Katniss added to the category. As of this writing they have 15,000+ signatures, but they're hoping to hit 20,000 by Friday.
Posted by: Julianka


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