Antonio Gates: My night at Movie Awards

June, 4, 2012
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The 2012 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles brought out many of Hollywood's big stars and it was great to be a part of it for ESPN.COM's Playbook.

The biggest winner of the night was "The Hunger Games," which won four Golden Popcorns, including nods for "Best Female" (Jennifer Lawrence) and "Best Male" (Josh Hutcherson) performances. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" ("Best Cast") and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1" ("Best Movie") also scored impressive victories.

"Twilight's" Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson continued their lip-lock on the "Best Kiss" trophy for the fourth straight year.

It was a great event, especially since I'm a big movie fan.

Here's a quick re-cap of how things went Sunday.

The day got off to smooth start:

We dressed to impress:




Found myself at the center of attention, thanks to the folks at MTV and vibe.com:





The MTV Movie Awards were the place to see and be seen:





Being named best on-screen "Dirtbag" was a point of pride for this "horrible" boss:



And of course, there was plenty of great music. What else would you expect at the MTV Movie Awards?

Antonio Gates is an All-Pro tight end for the San Diego Chargers and covered the MTV Movie Awards for ESPN.com Playbook.

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