The Glamour Women of the Year Awards honored many incredible women — but Reese Witherspoon stole the show with this speech about. She not only hit on issues of representation and ambition, but detailed the grave mistake Hollywood is making when it comes to women on screen.
NO GREATER MOTIVATION THAN PROVING ASSHOLES WRONG
my baby Reese serving some Elle Woods realness
The inner Elle Woods rises
AMBITION IS NOT A DIRTY WORD!
say it out, say it proud.
You know why women often say “nothing’s wrong” when something is definitely bothering them
It’s because men have been belittling, minimizing and mocking our emotions forever
And we are socialized to be as passive and undemanding and selfless
as possible, and not to run any risk of bothering or angering a man lest
he abandon or hurt us
It’s not passive aggression, it is fear
oh my god