"I'm thrilled I'm nominated. I've been watching them since they began," he told MTV News of the Movie Awards. "I think the one thing we have going for us is it was a real fight that was filmed, and Franco tried to diffuse the situation. Those [other] fights are choreographed. It's the showdown that a lot of people have been looking for."
McBride is happy to be recognized, but he admitted that the
So what's McBride's secret weapon for taking home the Best Fight trophy? Personal grooming. "Those are all the sacrifices you make for a good movie, and it would be nice to be rewarded for buzzing all the arm hair," he said of his dedication. "It might be the first time ever [the] aerodynamic fight has won."
Though the "Pineapple" guys aren't directly competing against
"I love 'Slumdog,' but it's already had its time in the sun. Let's give it to 'Pineapple Express,' " he said.
But the real question is, where does McBride stand in the battle of the heartthrobs:
Will the vampires grab more trophies than the slumdog? What was the year's ultimate onscreen WTF moment? It's up to you to decide the winners of the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Vote now, and tune in on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET, when the big show airs live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.
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