James McAvoy Wins Cybersmiler Of The Month Award For February
James McAvoy is a big supporter of charitable giving. Back in 2017 he donated $50,000 to a teenage cancer sufferer to help towards her medical bills for treatment in New York. We love that James is always on the lookout to improve the lives of other people.
It is the time of the month that we award celebrities, influencers and brands with our much coveted Cybersmiler of the Month Award for going the extra mile to make the world a better place – and February’s winner has definitely been doing his bit!
We are excited to announce actor James McAvoy as our Cybersmiler of the Month Award winner for February, in recognition of his spontaneous decision to raise money for charity at the 2019 Academy Awards.
James was backstage at the Academy Awards when he discovered a red sharpie on the floor. James didn’t just see an abandoned pen, but he saw a whole hatful of opportunity to use the pen to make a positive impact on the world. Surrounded by some of Hollywood’s biggest names including Charlize Theron, Brie Larson, Frances McDormand and Samuel L. Jackson, James began to ask for autographs – getting each celebrity to sign their name on his shirt!
“Went to the Oscars. Presented. Got mugged by sharpie wielding celebrities. #thuglebrity I’m sure my shirt is going to be defaced by more of these entitled graffiti mentalists as the night goes on.”
James McAvoy, Cybersmiler of the Month
In no time at all, James managed to accumulate a huge collection of autographs from the worlds biggest stars and was absolutely covered in red marker. We love the fact that James saw an opportunity to raise money for charity and sacrificed his attire for the evening to achieve it – great work James.
The Hollywood star decided to show off his newly signed shirt in full color at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, with his selfie on Instagram of him wearing the shirt being viewed over 500,000 times!
We think that James deserves recognition for this selfless act and believe that he has demonstrated true Cybersmiler behavior by doing all he can to help others. Great work James, you are an inspiration.
You can explore the Cybersmiler of the Month Award winners Hall of Fame to see a full list of previous recipients and learn more about becoming a brand sponsor of the award here.
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