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Jim Carrey voted Best Male at the MTV Movie Awards06 Jun 1999
The 1999 MTV Movie Awards were handed yesterday, June 5th at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. Jim Carrey won in the category he was nominated for his work in "The Truman Show" -- Best Male Performance.
Carrey accepted the award with a cigarette in his hand, wearing a fake beard and shoulder-length wig, and began his speech with a jab directed at this year's Oscar® controversy:
"After this year's so-called Oscar race, I realized that dancin' for the man just ain't where it's at, and I decided right in and there that no matter what they tried to take away from me, I was gonna be who I really am."
Be sure to also check the On The Road section for a full coverage of the event!
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