Without a doubt, Lena Waithe is one of the top creators in the entertainment world today!
In 2017, she became the first woman to win an Emmy award for Oustanding Writing in a Comedy Series for her work on Netflix’s “Master of None.”
Deadline has just reported that Lena will be honored this year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, which is hosted by Tiffany Haddish! Waithe will receive the Trailblazer Award!
In a statement, Amy Doyle, the General Manager of MTV, VH1, and Logo said,
“Lena is shaking up Hollywood and breaking cultural boundaries through her innovative and authentic storytelling. Her unwavering passion for equality and inclusion make her the perfect recipient for this year’s Trailblazer Award.”
It all goes down Monday, June 18th at 9PM EST/5PM PST!
Will you be tuning in? Let us know in the comments below!
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