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Lena Waithe to Receive Trailblazer Award at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018!

Lena Waithe to Receive Trailblazer Award at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018!

Lena Waithe has been announced as the recipient of the Trailblazer Award, which will be presented to her at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards next month.

The 34-year-old Ready Player One and Master of None actress has been breaking ground in Hollywood for the past couple years and she’s the perfect person to receive the honor.

Lena recently became the first woman of color to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, which she received for her work on Master of None.

Lena is shaking up Hollywood and breaking cultural boundaries through her innovative and authentic storytelling,” said Amy Doyle, General Manager of MTV, VH1 and Logo. “Her unwavering passion for equality and inclusion make her the perfect recipient for this year’s Trailblazer Award.”

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards will air on Monday, June 18!

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