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Actress Angelina Jolie accepts an award for Favorite Villain for 'Maleficent' onstage during the Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, Calif. Tommaso Boddi—WireImage/Getty Images

Watch Angelina Jolie's Uplifting Speech at the Kids' Choice Awards

Mar 29, 2015

Angelina Jolie gave the audience at the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday a few words of inspiration after winning "Favorite Villain" for her role in Maleficent.

Here's what the actress told her fans:

I want to say when I was little, like Maleficent, I was told that I was different—and I felt out of place, and too loud, too full of fire, never good at sitting still, never good at fitting in. And then one day I realized something, something I hope you all realize. Different is good.

The 39-year-old's uplifting speech was her first public appearance since announcing last week that she had recently undergone surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes.

Wrapping up her remarks to the crowd, she advised to "cause a little trouble, it's good for you."

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