Bradley Cooper Wins Best Male Performance MTV Movie Awards

Bradley Cooper took home the first prize of the night at the MTV Movie Awards for his role in Silver Linings Playbook. Funny-lady Melissa McCarthey presented him with the award. Cooper was up against the following other nominees: 

Ben Affleck — "Argo"
Daniel Day-Lewis — "Lincoln"
Jamie Foxx — "Django Unchained"
Channing Tatum — "Magic Mike"

In his acceptance speech Cooper brought a serious note to the evening bringing up the suicide epidemic in this country and calling for PTSD awareness; themes that rang throughout the film. 

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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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