BY TAOFIK BANKOLE
Broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the 2016 BET Awards held this morning.
An early award winner of the night was seasoned Hollywood actor, Samuel L Jackson, who has been recognised with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.
The American actor and film producer has acted in well over one hundred films, including Thor, Shaft, Snakes on a Plane, Django Unchained, Unthinkable, and Captain America, with a worldwide box office gross of approximately $16 billion to date.
‘It’s an honor to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 BET Awards later this month,’ the actor said in a statement. ‘I’m humbled to be recognized by my peers and to join the company of the exemplary recipients before me.’
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