Though Black Panther was released way back in February, the shock wave that this resounding blockbuster unleashed onto Hollywood is still reverberating. To that end, Black Panther took home a slew of awards at this year’s MTV Movie Awards on over the weekend as Chadwick Boseman earned “Best Hero”, promptly handing it to Waffle House shooting hero James Shaw, and Michael B. Jordan won for “Best Villain” for his portrayal of fan favorite Erik Killmonger.
However, as is often the case at award shows, there Michael B. Jordan took a stab at a great evil that should have been recognized.
“Im shocked that I won this award for Best Villain, said Jordan onstage. I thought for sure Roseanne had that in the bag.”
I’m shocked that I won this award for best villain… I thought Roseanne had it in the bag.” – Michael B. Jordan throws some serious shade at the #MTVAwards and I’m here for it. https://t.co/otb6ANMJN1
The quip was immediately immortalized on Twitter as fans responded.
Roseanne Barr‘s openly callous comments regarding race and Trump, and specifically her comments comparing Black women to apes, lead to her show’s cancellation. Barr went to blame the sleep aid Ambien, and former Roseanne co-producer Wanda Sykes, for the show’s removal.