2023’s ‘Best Hero’ Award Rightfully Belongs to Pedro Pascal, as if There Were any Doubts
Published on May 8th, 2023 | Updated on May 8th, 2023 | By FanFest
“Pedro Pascal expresses heartfelt gratitude to fans after winning ‘Best Hero’ at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2023″
Following his well-deserved victory as this year’s “Best Hero” at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, Pedro Pascal took a moment to convey a special message to his fans, showcasing that he’s much more than just an internet sensation.
Pascal secured the prestigious “Best Hero” accolade for his remarkable portrayal of Joel Miller in HBO’s The Last of Us. Although unable to attend the event due to ongoing writers’ strikes, Variety reported that a pre-recorded segment was aired in place of the traditional ceremony, as some attendees withdrew from the event.
In a heartfelt video message shared on the official MTV Movie & TV Awards Twitter page, the Chilean-born actor expressed his sincere gratitude to both MTV and his fans who tirelessly voted for him. Pascal was overwhelmed by the fact that millions of people had participated in the voting process, and it truly left him astonished.
“This means the absolute world to me. The people of MTV told me that 77.5 million people voted this year, which blows my mind and makes this such an honor. I wish we could all be together so I could look into your eyes and tell you that all the young people in the world are my heroes. And I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for you.”
You can always count on Pedro Pascal to save the day ♀️
You voted and he took home the golden popcorn for Best Hero at the 2023 #MTVAwards! pic.twitter.com/IjPFQ4fHFi
— Movie & TV Awards (@MTVAwards) May 8, 2023
“In addition to expressing gratitude, Pedro Pascal highlights the challenges faced by young people in America, emphasizing their importance as the true heroes”
Accompanying his message of appreciation, Pedro Pascal shed light on the pressing issues that today’s youth encounter in America regarding their rights. He emphasized the significance of creating a world where they can feel secure and validated, as he views the younger generation as the genuine heroes deserving of recognition.
“I want to say that you deserve a world that serves your interests. You deserve to be healthy. You deserve to be safe. You deserve your individual rights to be fought for and protected. You deserve real heroes in this world because you are real heroes to me.”
“Pascal triumphs over top contenders and The Last of Us dominates the MTV Movie & TV Awards with multiple wins”
Pedro Pascal faced stiff competition from esteemed actors including Diego Luna in Disney’s Andor, Jenna Ortega in Netflix’s Wednesday, Paul Rudd in Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, and Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick. However, Pascal emerged victorious in the “Best Hero” category at this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Notably, The Last of Us, the HBO series in which Pascal portrays Joel Miller, achieved remarkable success at the awards ceremony. In addition to Pascal’s win, the show secured accolades for “Best Show” and “Best Duo,” recognizing the outstanding performance by Bella Ramsey.
For those eager to witness the compelling portrayal that earned Pascal the esteemed “Best Hero” award, the first season of The Last of Us can be streamed on HBO Max.
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