Scorching and heavy make-out sessions are what many watch the MTV Movie & TV Awards for, and though this 12 months’s present didn’t embrace that it doesn’t make the winners’ second any much less particular. With a number of spectacular nominees this 12 months, it was a detailed name, however Outer Banks stars Madison Bailey and Rudy Pankow carried out the steamiest kiss of all! MTV additionally took to Twitter to announce their thrilling win that night time.
Greatest Kiss Winner: Madison Bailey & Rudy Pankow in Outer Banks #MTVAwards
— Film & TV Awards (@MTVAwards) May 8, 2023
Though Madison and Rudy ended up with the Golden Popcorn trophy, the opposite nominees had some fairly attractive smooches of their very own. Those that additionally had been nominated for the BEST KISS (introduced by Cheetos®) award included Anna Torv and Philip Prajoux, The Last Of Us, Harry Styles and David Dawson, My Policeman, Riley Keough and Sam Claflin, Daisy Jones & The Six, and Selena Gomez and Cara Delevingne, Solely Murders within the Constructing.
This 12 months’s ceremony was vastly totally different from the current years prior, because the dwell present and crimson carpet had been cancelled amid the continuing Writers Guild of America strikes. Three days forward of the ceremony, then-host Drew Barrymore, 48, backed out of the internet hosting gig in assist of the strike, per Variety. “I’ve listened to the writers, and in an effort to really respect them, I’ll pivot from internet hosting the MTV Film & TV Awards dwell in solidarity with the strike,” she stated within the Could 4 assertion.
“The whole lot we have fun and honor about motion pictures and tv is born out of their creation. And till an answer is reached, I’m selecting to attend however I’ll be watching from house and hope you’ll be part of me. I thank MTV, who has really been among the greatest companions I’ve ever labored with,” Drew’s message continued. “And I can’t wait to be part of this subsequent 12 months, once I can really have fun all the pieces that MTV has created, which is a present that permits followers to decide on who the awards go to and is really inclusive.”
Final 12 months, the Greatest Kiss award went to a shocking pair – Poopies and The Snake for his or her work on Jackass Forever. On the time of his acceptance (watch here), Poopies referred to as the win “a dream come true.” Not solely did he thank MTV for the Golden Popcorn trophy, however he made certain to thank his Jackass household.
“Large due to Jackass and all of the boys. Jeff Tremaine!”, he stated initially of his speech. “Being a brand new forged member… it’s not simple.” Later, he joked that he and The Snake “broke up” now that he’s a “film star.” He additionally created a viral second once they introduced out a large snake for him to kiss. “I’m so glad that factor didn’t chunk me simply now,” he joked concerning the snake that took six individuals to hold. The opposite nominees final 12 months included Hunter Schafer and Dominic Fike: Euphoria, Lily Collins and Lucien Laviscount: Emily in Paris, Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz: The Batman, and Tom Holland and Zendaya: Spider-Man: No Manner Residence.
The Best Kiss award on the MTV Film and TV Awards is an iconic award. In earlier years among the A-listers to have gained the award embrace Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinsonfor their work within the Twilight Saga, Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams for The Pocket book, and plenty of extra. The Twilight Saga co-stars notably have gained the award 4 instances, per the MTV website, taking house their closing Greatest Kiss Golden Popcorn in June 2012.