Tag: Actor

Michelle Williams’s Speech on Women’s Rights at Golden Globes

By Katherine Schaffstall Michelle Williams took home the best performance by an actress in a limited series or television movie award at the 2020 Golden Globes on Sunday. The actress was up against Kaitlyn Dever, Joey King, Helen Mirren and Merritt Wever for the honor. She began the speech by thanking the team behind Fosse/Verdon and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, before moving on…

Reese Witherspoon Honored at Women in Entertainment Gala

Reese Witherspoon remembered when she met with several film production studios in 2011 to ask them how many movies were being developed for women. The studios’ responses nearly floored her. “Of all the major seven studios, the answer was one,” Witherspoon said after she received the prestigious Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala…

Yara Shahidi’s Metric for Success and Purposeful Living.

Written by Lola Ogunnaike Yara Shahidi: ‘My Metric for Success Is Having an Impact on Something Greater Than Myself.’ Meghan Markle is a fan. Michelle Obama wrote one of her college recommendation letters. Oprah Winfrey believes she’ll be president of the United States one day. Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, tells me, only half-jokingly, “I want to be her when I grow up.” They’re…