Why Emma Watson's Latest Award Is Especially Important

It was a big night for actress Emma Watson. The Beauty and the Beast star took home the prize for Best Actor at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, the very first time that an award show has had a gender-neutral pool of nominees. Watson highlighted the importance of the move in her acceptance speech, stating, "Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits."

The actress has become an outspoken champion for social issues, using her latest press tour as an opportunity to promote sustainable, ethical, and eco-friendly fashion. Her latest look, a black, one-sleeved dress with silver sequined embellishment, is no doubt one that sends a message all on its own. Consider us seriously impressed by Emma's choices both on and off the red carpet.

Read on to see Emma Watson's latest look and to watch a clip from her speech!