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Nathalie Cox featured
29
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Nathalie Cox | Model, Actress & Co-Founder, CountryLine

Nathalie Cox is perhaps best known for her roles in Clash of the Titans and Kingdom of Heaven, and for her covers in Vogue and Marie Claire. Having spent many years at the forefront of the entertainment industry, Nathalie’s lightbulb moment sparked out of her lifelong passion for country and Americana music. Realising there wasn’t...
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judi dench featured
25
Aug

Women “are put in our place” when it comes to equality, says Judi Dench

Actress Judi Dench has weighed in on the gender equality debate saying that women “are put in our place.” The Oscar-winning actress, 82, has said that she believes the gender pay gap in Hollywood will never disappear, even if stars continue to speak out. While she said that pay equality is “better now than it’s...
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London Hughes
21
Jul

London Hughes | The feminist Comedian, Presenter and Actress on changing the entertainment industry: “BAME stories are used to tick boxes and fill quotas”

Fast becoming a BAME icon, London Hughes, a socially conscious comedian, is one to watch in the entertainment industry. Taking a break from her ITV weekend morning show Scrambled, Hughes is now hard at work on London Hughes: Superstar, which she’s taking to Edinburgh next month. When London Hughes was growing up, she discovered that...
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Emily Ratajkowski
04
Jul

Emily Ratajkowski: “Why can’t feminists be sex symbols?”

Emily Ratajkowski has opened up about missing out on roles because of her breast size. The actress, who appeared in Gone Girl and Robin Thicke’s infamous Blurred Lines music video, said she’s been told she’s “too sexy” for roles. Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar, Ratajkowski explained: “There’s this thing that happens to me: ‘Oh, she’s too sexy’.”...
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robin wright featured
19
May

Robin Wright was told she was being paid equally, but isn’t

House of Cards actress Robin Wright has revealed that while she asked for equal pay, she’s not receiving it. Wright plays the wife of US President, Frank Underwood in the hit Netflix show and fought to get the same pay as her co-star, Kevin Spacey but has recently discovered that this isn’t the case. She...
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jessica chastain featured
20
Apr

Jessica Chastain joins the fight for equal pay

Actress Jessica Chastain has joined the fight for equal pay, speaking out about the discrepancies between her and her male co-stars. Speaking to Variety, Chastain said she doesn’t take jobs where she isn’t paid the same as her male colleagues. She said, “I’m not taking jobs any more where I’m getting paid a quarter of...
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kate winslet
23
Mar

Kate Winslet gives inspiring speech on overcoming bullying

Kate Winslet told thousands of children to stand up to bullies at Wednesday’s fourth annual WE Day UK charity event.  The Oscar winning actress addressed the audience on how playground bullying about her weight forced her to “rise above it all” and become an actress.  “” Winslet took time out of her schedule to inspire...
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viola davis featured
27
Feb

Viola Davis becomes the first black woman to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony award for acting

Viola Davis has become the first black actor to win an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony award for acting. She completed the ‘triple crown of acting’ after winning an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in Fences, during the ceremony last night (26 February). The film follows a black...
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