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Teen Choice honors "Furious 7," Paul Walker

Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 01:59

Paul Walker and the cast of ''Furious 7'' take honors and Ellen DeGeneres encourages acceptance at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards. Bob Mezan reports.

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The Teen Choice Awards were handed out in Los Angeles and "Furious 7" and its star Paul Walker, who died in a 2013 car accident, were among those honored. "Furious 7" took the award for Choice Movie: Action, and Vin Diesel honored Walker and his daughter, Meadow, in his acceptance speech. SOUNDBITE: Vin Diesel saying (English): "Paul Walker is here in spirit with us. And since this is a teen choice award, you beautiful teens, there is one teen in the audience that is a part of the family that kept us going. It's Paul Walker's family, his brothers, his parents that kept us encouraged when we were filming "Furious 7," but there's one very, very, very special teen here and her name is Meadow Walker." "Furious 7" co-star Ludacris then presented Walker with a posthumous award for Choice Movie Actor: Action. Other highlights of the evening included a win for Ellen DeGeneres for Choice Comedian. The talk show host encouraged teens to embrace their differences. SOUNDBITE: Ellen DeGeneres saying (English): "I want to make clear that everyone knows that what makes you different right now, makes you stand out later in life, so you should be proud of being different. You should be proud of who you are." Also making an appearance was Britney Spears, who was give the Choice Style Icon Award. SOUNDBITE: Britney Spears saying (English): "To all the teens out there watching, be fearless in your choices and don't be afraid to be yourself. Last but not least, thank you to all my fans. Your support means everything to me." Other winners of the night included "Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson, who won Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi / Fantasy, boy band One Direction who earned Choice Music Group: Male, and Fifth Harmony who took Choice Summer Song for their hit "Work It."

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Teen Choice honors "Furious 7," Paul Walker

Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 01:59