VH1's Do Something Awards 2012: 'New Girl's' Jake Johnson gives back

Jake Johnson of "New Girl" is jazzed about co-hosting VH1's Tuesday, Aug. 21, telecast of the "Do Something Awards" with co-stars Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris, and not just because they get to promote their FOX sitcom hit.Johnson says he grew up in a family where public service was a way of life, so this special, which honors both celebrities and civilians who have given of themselves to help others, has true resonance for him."In the industry that I am in, where we have a lot of awards shows patting each other on the back, it's nice to do one for young people who actually are trying to change the world and make it a better place," the actor tells Zap2it. "What I am excited about with these awards is that a lot of times when you are doing something on a smaller scale that people don't see, a lot of these people never get...



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