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Chris Pratt praises wife Anna Faris during sweet MTV Movie Awards speech

It was an incredibly sweet moment, but not a particularly surprising one coming from Chris Pratt.
/ Source: TODAY

When he won the award for Best Action Performance at the MTV Movie Awards, Chris Pratt gave a nod to several stars who've inspired him — including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan and Sylvester Stallone.

Actor Chris Pratt accepts Best Action Performance for 'Jurassic World' onstage during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 9, 2016 in Burbank, California.Kevin Winter / Getty Images

But he followed up those big names with the one most important to him when he thanked the woman who's helped make him the man he is today — and who's helping to make their 3-year-old son, Jack, the man he'll be one day.

"And of course, my wife, Anna Faris," he said, turning his attention to her. "Darlin', our son was destined to be tough, but thanks to you, he'll be smart, too."

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Actors Anna Faris, Chris Pratt attend the Premiere Of Universal Pictures' \"Jurassic World\" at Dolby Theatre on June 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California.Frazer Harrison / Getty Images

It was an incredibly sweet statement, but not a particularly surprising one coming from Pratt. The actor has often opened up about his love for his wife.

"Anna and I are meant to be together," he stated during a Reddit AMA last year. "Our relationship has made me believe in divine intervention and destiny."

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