The MTV Movie & TV Awards is known for its shocking, outlandish, and hilarious moments — here are 10 of the best.
Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams recreate their iconic kiss from The Notebook
There’s no denying he has great cinematic chemistry with Emma Stone, and, of course, we love him and his long-time love Eva Mendes. But nothing compares to stars colliding both on- and off-screen, like they did when the then real-life couple from The Notebook recreated their famous rain kiss while accepting Best Kiss during the 2005 show, making teenage girls around the world swoon.
Reese Witherspoon calls out reality stars
Reese Witherspoon is everywhere these days —producing movies, starring on TV and writing books. But there’s one place you won’t find her: reality television. While accepting the Generation Award in 2011, Reese Witherspoon had one message for the girls watching at home: You don’t need a reality show or a sex tape to Keep Up in Hollywood.
Rainn Wilson wears a teddy bear
A picture says a thousand words, and this one really needs no explanation. Actor Rainn Wilson made sure all eyes were on him…or his teddy bear…as he stood next to his Transformers co-star Megan Fox while presenting her with the Best Kiss award in 2008.
Sacha Baron Cohen flies like an angel (and lands on Eminem's face)
While promoting his newest character, Bruno, it seemed as though Cohen took things a little too far when, while flying through the venue in angel wings, he landed, bare-bottomed on Eminem’s face. Both audiences at the show and at home were left in shock as the rapper stormed off, leaving a string of NSFW expletives in his wake. Eminem later revealed that he was in on the joke.
Emma Watson wins the first non-gendered acting award
The Beauty and the Beast star and non-binary actor Asia Kate Dillon make history when Dillon presented Watson with the first-ever non-gendered acting award for her role as Belle in the Disney film.
Jennifer Lopez and Tom Cruise perform together
MTV is known for creating unexpected moments and that was certainly achieved when Jennifer Lopez and Tom Cruise — in character as Les Grossman from Tropic Thunder — performed her song “Get Right” together.
Scarlett Johansson and Sandra Bullock spread the love
It turns out Brittney isn’t the only blonde star can show her appreciation for a fellow star on the MTV stage.
Lindsay Lohan hosts the 2004 MTV show
2004 was quite a year for Lohan. She starred in Mean Girls and Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and hosted the MTV Movie Awards, where she surprised the audience when she broke out into a choreographed dance during the show. (Those were the days, right?)
The Cast of Magic Mike presents Jennifer Lopez with the award for Best Scared-As-S--- Performance
You know you’ve made it when Channing Tatum gets up onstage and twerks for you. That’s exactly what happend when the Magic Mike cast presented JLo with an award. It looks like Jenny has come a long way from the block.
Aubrey Plaza attempts to pull a Kanye(?)
Four years after Taylor Swift was informed who “really” had the best video of all time, Aubrey Plaza decided it was time to pull a Kanye on another MTV stage. As Will Ferrell accepted his Comedic Genius award, Plaza awkwardly walked on stage and attempted to take away his golden popcorn. The bit was reportedly unplanned and got Plaza kicked out of the show.