If the Leading Ladies of Hollywood Want to Be Asked More, They Need to Get Their Facts Straight

March 1, 2015

Two Hollywood stars made headlines at the Oscars in the name of women’s empowerment.

Best Actress nominee Reese Witherspoon stepped up to the microphone to highlight the #AskHerMore hashtag campaign, which encouraged interviewers to ask actresses about something more than their fashion choices. And she gave a poised red carpet interview herself about her production company. But Patricia Arquette, who won the Best Supporting Actress trophy for her role in Boyhood, inadvertently made the case for why many leading ladies of Hollywood might want to stick to dresses and jewelry.