Chadwick Boseman Gives His "Best Hero" Award to Real-Life Hero James Shaw Jr.

POPSUGAR Celebrity | 6/19/2018 | Laura Marie Meyers
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When Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman accepted the award for best hero at this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards, he took the opportunity to share his award with a "real-life" hero instead. "Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it's even greater to acknowledge the heroes that we have in real life," he said. "I just want to acknowledge somebody that's here today: James Shaw Jr. If you don't know James Shaw Jr., he fought off a gunman in Antioch, TN, at a Waffle House. He saved lives." The actor surprised James by inviting him on stage, and he got emotional as he held up his award and told James, "This is going to live at your house."

James Shaw Jr. made headlines earlier this year when he rushed a shooter...
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