Crystal Lucy Awards
8 pieces of advice from Hollywood’s leading women from the star-studded Women in Film’s Crystal + Lucy Awards
From onstage, as she accepted Women in Film’s Lucy Award for Excellence in Television June 15, Taraji P. Henson, best known as Cookie Lyon on Fox TV’s “Empire,” talked of the bad rap women sometimes get in the entertainment industry being called “diva, difficult, catty – when all we’re doing is in those moments, when you call us being difficult – we’re fighting for what we deserve.
“We’re all we got, ladies,” she said. “If we don’t support each other, who will?”
The show of support took place Wednesday at Women in Film’s star-studded Crystal + Lucy Awards, sponsored by Max Mara and BMW, with presenters including actors Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale and Claire Danes; Fox Television Group Chairwoman and Chief Executive Dana Walden; and Nicola Maramotti of Max Mara.
“Saturday Night Live” veteran Chris Parnell was the host for the soiree, which also named Natalie Dormer of “Game of Thrones” …
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Photos, this page:
Top photo: Natalie Dormer accepts the Max Mara Face of the Future Award onstage at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards (Photo by Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images for Women In Film)
Second photo: Taraji P. Henson, left, Fox Television Group chair and CEO Dana Walden at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images for Women In Film)
Third photo: Kate Beckinsale, center, poses with Crystal Award honorees, from left, Jane Rosenthal, Lynda Obst, Lauren Shuler Donner, Lianne Halfon, Denise Di Novi, and Lucy Fisher at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards (Photo by Kevin Winter/ Getty Images)
Fourth photo: Lesli Linka Glatter, left, accepted the BMW Dorothy Arzner Directors Award from “Homeland” actor Claire Danes at the Women In Film 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images for Women In Film)
Fifth photo: ‘Talent agent Hylda Queally, left, accepted the Sue Mengers Award from Cate Blanchett at the Women In Film 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images for Women In Film)
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Published June 19, 2016 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA