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Johnny Depp Scoops The ‘MTV Generation Award’

The Legendary Actor Will Be Honoured At The ‘2012 MTV Movie Awards’

Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp, aka the legendary Captain Jack Sparrow, will sail in and scoop the ‘MTV Generation Award’ at the ‘2012 MTV Movie Awards!’

The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor will be honoured at the star-studded bash on Monday June 4 for his exceptional contributions to the film biz and for entertaining generations of the MTV audience throughout his uber successful career!

“Johnny Depp is a fearless, once-in-a-generation talent with a chameleon-like ability to inhabit any role,” said Stephen Friedman, President of MTV.

“With years of astonishing performances, Johnny has truly earned this Generation Award, and we look forward to honoring him with a can’t-miss tribute at this year’s Movie Awards.”

And to celebrate his win in true MTV style, rock duo the Black Keys, who will be performing on the night, will belt out a special rendition of their hit ‘Gold on the Ceiling’ in Johnny’s honour!

Previous recipients of this prestigious trophy include Reece Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers, Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey.

Don’t miss all the action at the ‘2012 MTV Movie Awards,’ broadcast live on MTV Australia from LA’s Gibson Amphitheatre on Monday June 4 @ 11am (1pm for NZ).

To find out more about the ‘2012 MTV Movie Awards’ CLICK HERE!

Written by Sophie Barnett