JOHNNY DEPP stole the show at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night (1Jun08) picking up two prizes and sending Hollywood’s female contingent into a frenzy.
Shy Depp was a surprise guest at the bash, shocking even A-listers in the audience when he appeared onstage to collect his awards for Best Comedic Performance, for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie and Best Villain for Sweeney Todd. Lindsay Lohan jumped to her feet; while Juno Oscar winner DIablo Cody swooned when the cameras fixed on her.
Depp expressed his surprise to win a comedy award, telling the crowd, “I’m not really sure how this happened. You can ask anyone, I’m not a very funny person.”
Elsewhere, Adam Sandler picked up a Generation award from Tom Cruise and treated the audience at Universal City, California’s Gibson Amphitheatre to an impressive rendition of Carly Simon’s Nobody Does it Better.
There were also awards for Will Smith, Zac Efron, Iron Man and Transformers.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Best Female Performance – Ellen Page in Juno
Best Male Performance – Will Smith in I Am Legend
Best Movie – Transformers
Best Summer Movie So Far – Iron Man
Breakthrough Performance – Zac Efron in Hairspray
Best Fight – Sean Faris and Cam Gigandet in Never Back Down
Best Comedic Performance – Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean
Best Villain – Johnny Depp in Sweeney Todd
Best Kiss – Briana Evigan and Robert Hoffman in Step Up