Jeremy Renner Returns to the People’s Choice Awards

Jeremy Renner made a triumphant return to the People’s Choice Awards on Sunday, and fans were thrilled to see him back in action. The actor had been out of commission following a snowplow incident in 2023, where he miraculously survived being run over. Despite his incredible journey to recovery, some fans were disappointed that Renner did not receive a standing ovation.

Renner took the stage to present the first award of the night, expressing his gratitude to the fans for their support. “The fans rock. I gotta say, it feels good to be back. This year’s been a heck of a journey, and I’m happy I get to be here with you, the fans. You guys are the best,” he said.

Many fans couldn’t understand why Renner didn’t receive a standing ovation, considering the extraordinary circumstances he had endured. One fan expressed their dissatisfaction by saying, “Not giving Jeremy Renner a standing ovation after almost losing his life from being a real-life superhero is a choice.” Another fan echoed this sentiment, saying, “How did people not get up and give Jeremy Renner a standing ovation when he came out on stage to present? The man only survived being run over by a snowplow… no biggie.”

Despite the lack of a standing ovation, Renner’s presence at the awards ceremony was a testament to his strength and resilience. It’s truly a miracle that he was able to attend just over a year after the snowplow incident. Reflecting on his recovery, Renner shared, “I’m doing probably 90 percent of all the things I needed to be doing… I think another six months will be hopefully running [more]… I got to set goals for myself. I’ll do whatever I can… whatever it takes to get better, to get stronger.”

Renner’s injuries from the snowplow incident were severe, including eight ribs broken in 14 places, a broken right knee, and a broken left leg. Despite the long and challenging journey, the actor remains positive and grateful for the opportunity to inspire others. “I’m glad I can be a barometer for somebody. I’m glad I can inspire somebody. If all I have to do is just get better, I mean, I did that for my family. My healing let their healing begin, so I guess that happened for other people as well. I never expected that my voice or my healing would speak volumes for so many people, but I’m glad it does, man,” he said.

Jeremy Renner’s return to the People’s Choice Awards serves as a reminder of his unwavering determination and resilience. Despite the challenges he faced, he remains focused on his recovery and serving as an inspiration to others. Renner’s attitude and outlook on life are truly commendable, and his presence at the awards ceremony was a well-deserved honor.