Brie Larson was a different kind of hero at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
The Monday night event awarded Larson, who plays Captain Marvel, with the award for “best fight” with Gemma Chan in the Marvel film.
Larson didn’t accept the honor alone, she brought stunt doubles Renae Moneymaker and Joanna Bennett to the stage with her.
“I wanted to take this moment to really say thank you to the two women that are standing here beside me. These are the women who trained me and were also the stunt doubles for Captain Marvel,” she continued. “I could not have made this film without them. They are really the baseline for who she is. They are the living embodiment of Captain Marvel.”
Brie Larson at the MTV Movie & TV Award
Moneymaker and Bennett also took the mic and concluded their speech by thanking Larson for giving them a voice, which they noted was a rare opportunity for the stunt community. A heroic moment for all.
Here’s the full speech: