Millie Bobby Brown cries during her acceptance speech at the MTV Movie and TV awards

Millie Bobby Brown couldn't hold back her emotions as she won the 'Best Actress in a Show' award at the MTV Movie and TV awards this Sunday. The 13 year old star of 'Stranger Things' won over Emilia Clarke and Mandy Moore who were nominated in the same category. The Netflick science fiction drama was also nominated in three other categories including 'Best Hero' for Brown, Best Villian for Demogorgon and 'Show Of The Year', winning in the latter category over other shows like Game of Thrones and This Is Us.

Millie who was too thrilled to have won the award, cried during her acceptance speech as she thanked the people who voted for her and MTV. “First of all, I want to thank everyone who voted and especially MTV,” said Brown, adding,  “I want to thank the cast and crew, who have become my family. You guys, I love you.”

Brown also thanked the shows creators for creating “a badass female iconic character that I’ve got the honor to play,” as she said.

Watch her acceptance speech below:

Stranger Things is a fictional sci-fi drama based in the 1980's, which revolves around the disappearance of a young boy, and how his friends and family try to find him with the help of the local police chief and a supernatural girl, called psychokinetic, as strange things occur across the town.

The series received widespread critical acclaim and also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2016

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