Tags: derek jeter | nickelodeon | slimed | kids choice awards

Derek Jeter: Nickelodeon Gives Him Award, Then Slimes Him With Gold

Image: Derek Jeter: Nickelodeon Gives Him Award, Then Slimes Him With Gold
Former MLB player Derek Jeter gets slimed onstage at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

By    |   Monday, 20 Jul 2015 08:51 AM

Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter got the lifetime achievement Legends Award at Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards" on Thursday, whereupon he was slimed with golden goo.

The high honor was captured by many watching at home, and soon shared widely on social media.



As Yahoo News reported, Nickelodeon has long been famous for sliming people on a variety of its shows, perhaps most prominently on the gameshow "Figure It Out."

The slime is almost always bright green, however it appears they thought gold was a more regal and fitting color for Jeter, a five-time World Series champion.

"To all the kids out there: dream big, set your goals high, work extremely hard at it, and surround yourself with positive people," he said from the stage, shortly before being slimed. "Most importantly, be a good person. If you do that, everything else will work out."

He then thanked his parents and all the kids who voted for him.

The awards event was hosted by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Olympian Lindsey Vonn, musician Mo'Ne Davis, and many other celebrities relevant to kids were also in attendance for the awards ceremony.



© 2017 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

 
1Like our page
2Share
TheWire
Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter got the lifetime achievement Legends Award at Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards" on Thursday, whereupon he was slimed with golden goo.
derek jeter, nickelodeon, slimed, kids choice awards
191
2015-51-20
Monday, 20 Jul 2015 08:51 AM
Newsmax Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved