The Hollywood Reporter's roundtables always manage to entice the best-of-the-best of Hollywood elite to share their industry secrets and experiences — but, their latest panel of actresses (who all had critically acclaimed performances this year) takes the cake. This time, Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Octavia Spencer, Lupita Nyong'o, and Emma Thompson sit down to discuss everything from working with Steven Spielberg and "snogging" Meryl Streep, to the best career advice they've ever received, their scariest on-set-moments, and whether they've seen improvements in the quality of work written for women.
The conversation is candid, genuine, and includes some really hilarious and heartwarming moments from these beyond-influential women who have seen it all in the entertainment industry.
Intrigued? You should be. Watch the video below for some major inspiration from Hollywood's leading ladies. After all, these stars could hands-down be the frontrunners for the Best Actress Oscar come January.
Katy Perry has heard the criticism and now she has something to say about the backlash. The pop star has come under fire recently for multiple instances of cultural appropriation (the geishas, the mummies), which many observers deemed offensive.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Perry tackles the critics head-on. "As read
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“Is that Paul Rudd?" the actor mouthed read