Scoop: Sex, ‘Star Wars’ in spotlight at MTV Movie Awards

Ariana Grande looked glam and sounded great at the MTV Movie Awards. (Courtesy MTV)

Ariana Grande looked glam and sounded great at the MTV Movie Awards. (Courtesy MTV)

It wouldn’t be the MTV Movie Awards if there weren’t something sexy, salacious or semi-obscene to report.

Alexander Skarsgaard showed up without pants on to present an honor at Saturday’s ceremony from Burbank (the show aired Sunday); and Adam Devine and Rebel Wilson demonstrated why they won best kiss for “Pitch Perfect 2.” (Though it fell short of Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling’s display in 2005.)

Hosts Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart presided over the 25th anniversary event, which didn’t lack use of the F-word, particularly the “Leo got f—ed by a bear” reference to “The Revenant.” Leonardo DiCaprio picked up the best male performance honor.

Other Golden Popcorn statues went to: Charlize Theron (best female performance) for “Mad Max: Fury Road” and Daisy Ridley (breakthrough performance) for “Star Wars”; Ryan Reynolds (comedic performance) for “Deadpool”; Jennifer Lawrence (hero) for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2,” Adam Driver (villain) for “Star Wars”; Chris Pratt (action) for “Jurassic World”; and Amy Poehler (virtual) for “Inside Out.”

Will Smith was got the MTV generation award and Melissa McCarthy received the comedic genius award.

“Star Wars” won best movie, “Straight Outta Compton” won best true story, and “Amy,” the film about Amy Winehouse, won best documentary.

Ariana Grande sang “Dangerous Woman,” looking glamorous in a strapless pink gown and white stole that harked back to Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, and even Barbie’s 1960s “Enchanted Evening” ensemble.


Nick Gordon apparently is going to answer the question: “Did you murder Bobbi Kristina Brown?” on Dr. Phil’s show on April 28.

The interview will be the 20-year-old’s first sit-down since Brown’s autopsy results were released in March, Page Six reports.

Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died July 25, 2015, about six months after she was found face-down in a bathtub.

In March last year, after an explosive interview with Dr. Phil, Gordon was admitted to rehab.

A $10 million suit filed by Brown’s family has accused Gordon (who has not been charged with a crime) of delivering Brown “toxic cocktail.”


Whoopi Goldberg is being joined by Bob Marley’s family in the cannabis biz; on Saturday, Marley Natural products will be available in the Bay Area. … The digital series “Going Off the Menu,” premiering April 18 on, is co-hosted by Michelin-rated underground chef Russell Jackson, who has been “breaking culinary boundaries” in San Francisco, promoters say.


San Jose Shark Tommy Wingels is 28. … Actress Shannen Doherty is 45. … Singer Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls is 52. … Actor Andy Garcia is 60. … Singer-actor David Cassidy is 66. … Talk-show host David Letterman is 69. … Actor Ed O’Neill is 70. … Musician Herbie Hancock is 76.

— Wire reports

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