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Reese Witherspoon Supports New Law Requiring California Companies to Have Women on Their Boards

Reese Witherspoon Supports New Law Requiring California Companies to Have Women on Their Boards

Reese Witherspoon wears a floral top and jeans while leaving Tender Greens on Monday (October 1) in Westwood, Calif.

The 42-year-old Legally Blonde actress took to Twitter that day to post her support for a new California law the requires publicly traded companies to have women on their boards.

“This is very encouraging! Women control 85% of consumer spending globally, we deserve to be part of the leadership at the companies we depend on. Hopefully more states will follow!” Reese tweeted.

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  • mahbelle

    so she supports a quota system. liberals are morons.

  • I.Am.Guest

    It’s like affirmative action for women. As a women, no thanks, I can earn it on my own!!

  • Dirk_Reese-Fan

    Reese, supporting that law is absolutely the right thing, because as long as the leadership of such companies consists mainly of men, these men will always choose (mainly) for other men as their followers. That´s nothing but a paternalistic pseudo-democratic structure, that is regenerating itself – again and again and again! Because there has been (in history) and therefore there is still an underrepresentation of women in the leadership of such companies. It´s part of “that structure”, that is repeating itself.
    Thus, only a law can break up this paternalistic pseudo-democratic structure. And that is the law you support ! This is a further necessary step for women empowerment ! Now, there shall nobody say, you don´t have a brain!
    Reese, your intelligence is brilliant !!!