|“|| MJ, I–|
That's what you were gonna say, that you're Spider-Man.
|~ Peter and Michelle|
Michelle "MJ" Jones is a recurring character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is a student at Midtown School of Science and Technology and the current girlfriend of Peter Parker. She is a supporting character in Spider-Man: Homecoming and the deuteragonist of Spider-Man: Far From Home.
Michelle first appears as Peter Parker's classmate, when Peter is at the school office. She sketches him, as she claims to like sketching people in crisis. She meets Spider-Man, when he is about to save his classmates from dying in a elevator crash. Later, after Liz Toomes moved away, Michelle and Peter became lovers.
While MJ is not directly shown in Avengers: Infinity War, she is killed by Thanos. However, MJ was brought back to life, when the Hulk undid the Snap, in 2023.
Spider-Man: Far From Home
Eight months after the revival, the class goes to Venice on a school trip. Unbeknownst to Michelle, Peter Parker tries to romance his way in on her on the plane, However, Peter's plan backfires. Later, in Venice, Peter tries to tell her that he is in love with her, However, Michelle reveals that she knows that he is Spider-Man. She also played a key role in foiling Quentin Beck's drone attacks by revealing that the Elementals are a ruse through a dropped projector. Because of this, Beck created the Elemental Fusion to kill Peter and his friends to protect his secret. Peter defeats Beck, but afterwards, Beck's crew sent doctored footage of him in the battle to frame Peter for the destruction and reveal his true identity to The Daily Bugle, of which MJ also viewed together with Peter.
Michelle is snarky and coy, but also kind and friendly. She often acts as the voice of reason, and she provides the troubled Peter with much-needed comfort and advice.
She also seems to be one of the smartest students in the class, as the only one figuring out Peter's identity by herself, and feels embarrassed that the rest of the class haven't figured it out.
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