Sandra Bullock To Accept MTV Movie Awards Honor

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LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) Actress Sandra Bullock is coming to the MTV Movie Awards.

The Oscar winner, who has kept a low profile since her public split in March from husband Jesse James, will attend the June 6 ceremony to accept the MTV Generation Award, the network's highest honor.

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The network says the 45-year-old actress is the first woman to receive the award.

Past recipients include Tom Cruise, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers and Jim Carrey.

MTV General Manager Stephen Friedman says Bullock is "adored by our audience as both an actress and a role model."

The MTV Movie Awards will be broadcast live from the Gibson Amphitheatre and hosted by Aziz Ansari. Presenters include Tom Cruise, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Chris Rock, Steve Carell and Cameron Diaz.