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Charlize Theron Stuns in White While Being Honored at Glamour Women of the Year Awards

Charlize Theron looks stunning on the red carpet while attending the 2019 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on Monday (November 11) at Alice Tully Hall in New York City.

The Oscar-winning actress was joined at the event by the other honorees – director Ava DuVernay, Grown-ish actress Yara Shahidi, soccer player Megan Rapinoe, fashion designer Tory Burch, and “The Handmaid’s Tale” author Margaret Atwood.

The other women being honored this year are activist Greta Thunberg and the Women of the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES).

“Throughout this year at Glamour, we have celebrated women that are going big, whose influence we’ve felt reverberating beyond just a single moment. When we started to think about who to honor as our Women of the Year, we realized that these women are not just promoting one issue or one conversation, they are using their voices and platforms to have a lasting impact for generations to come,” Glamour editor-in-chief Samantha Barry said about the honorees. “This group of exceptional women are having the tough conversations that open doors, and forge new paths on issues ranging from equal pay to climate change. They’re inspiring cross generational people globally and we are proud to honor them as Women of the Year.”

READ MORE: Charlize Theron & More Powerful Women Are Honored with ‘Glamour’ Covers

FYI: Charlize is wearing a Givenchy dress.

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Greg Berlanti & Ava DuVernay Are the Patron of the Artists Award Recipients This Year!

Greg Berlanti and Ava DuVernay were recipients of the top honor of the night at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s 2019 Patron of the Artists Awards on Thursday (November 7) at the Wallis Annenberg Center of the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

They were both presented with the Patron of the Artists Award.

Greg, who is a television producer, showrunner, and director, received his award from legendary producer and writer Norman Lear.

Ava, who is an award-winning writer and director, received her award from actor David Oyelowo, who starred in her movie Selma.

Hank Azaria opened the event with a speech and there were musical performances from Harriet‘s Cynthia Erivo, This Is UsChrissy Metz, former The Voice contestant Wé McDonald, and Grmamy winner Patti Austin.

Chrissy, who stars in the movie Breakthrough, performed a song written for the film by Diane Warren, who joined her at the event.

FYI: Ava is wearing a Greta Constantine gown.

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'This Is Us' Stars Chrissy Metz & Susan Kelechi Watson Unite in the Name of Free Speech

Chrissy Metz and Susan Kelechi Watson enjoy a night out to celebrate free expression and the literary arts!

The This Is Us co-stars, ages 39 and 37, respectively, hit the red carpet at Pen America’s 2019 Litfest Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Friday (November 1) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Chrissy popped in pink, while Susan opted for a purple halter dress.

The event honored some of the brightest names in film, television, and literature.

When They See Us‘s Blair Underwood presented filmmaker Ava DuVernay with the Voice of Influence Award. She gave a powerful speech about being at the intersection of arts and activism, ending with an apropos quote from writer Audre Lorde.

Songwriter Diane Warren took home the Artistic Expression Award, receiving a musical tribute from Chrissy, who delivered an inspiring performance of their hit song, “I’m Standing With You.”

Susan presented A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood writers Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster with the Award for Screenplay Excellence.

Additionally, comedian Kathy Griffin and Ted Boutrous talked about taking on the current government and fighting with everything they have to support the rights of journalists and media organizations.

READ MORE: ‘This Is Us’ Star Susan Kelechi Watson is Engaged to Jaime Lincoln Smith!

25+ pictures inside of Chrissy Metz, Susan Kelechi, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Regina King, Brie Larson, & Cynthia Erivo Arrive in Style for LACMA Gala 2019

Regina King flashes a smile on the blue carpet as she arrives at the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala presented by Gucci on Saturday night (November 2) at LACMA in Los Angeles.

The 48-year-old actress was joined at the event by fellow Oscar winner Brie Larson.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Brie Larson

Other stars at the event included Cynthia Erivo and her Harriet co-star Jeremy Pope, Laura Dern and her Little Women director Greta Gerwig, Ava Duvernay, and Regina‘s If Beale Street Could Talk co-star KiKi Layne.

Tonight’s event will be honoring Roma director Alfonso Cuaron and African-American artist Betye Saar.

FYI: Brie is wearing Gucci.

15+ pictures inside of the stars at the event…More Here! »

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Ava DuVernay Named One of 'Glamour's Women of the Year!

Ava DuVernay strikes a pose on the digital cover of Glamour‘s Women of the Year issue, on newsstands October 24th.

Here’s what the 47-year-old filmmaker had to share with the mag:

On her definition of success: “I am trying to disrupt systems—systems that we in this country take as gospel. We’re born into them. We abide by their rules without interrogating what the rules are meant to do, who they’re meant to serve. And you can’t disrupt what you don’t understand. But once you understand, perhaps you engage with these things differently, no matter who you are. Perhaps you don’t assume that, because it’s a longstanding institution, it is right and fair, and you interrogate for yourself what you’ve been taught and told, and you learn to relearn for yourself.”

On her inspirations: “It was really Spike Lee, who I studied, in terms of being a black filmmaker who would open a film on his name. It didn’t matter who was in it, which gave him freedom to not have to be tethered to that Hollywood hierarchy.”

On her films being able to reach the masses: “There’s a lot of really beautiful work that’s left by the wayside because it just hasn’t pierced through the cultural consciousness. I’m really fortunate to be in a position now to make work that I love, with my own independent vision. And to have the kind of muscle to put it into the culture is a rarefied honor. It really is. Especially for someone that looks like me, someone that looks like us.”

For more from Ava DuVernay, visit Glamour.com.

READ MORE: Find out what other powerful women were honored with Glamour covers

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Charlize Theron & More Powerful Women Are Honored with 'Glamour' Covers

Charlize Theron is among the Women of the Year honorees who are being celebrated with Glamour covers!

The Oscar-winning actress joins fellow actress Yara Shahidi, director Ava DuVernay, soccer star Megan Rapinoe, “The Handmaid’s Tale” author Margaret Atwood, designer Tory Burch, environmental activist Greta Thunberg, and the Women of the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES).

Charlize‘s full story is live now and the rest of the features will go live throughout the week. Here’s what the Bombshell actress had to share with the mag:

On how she was scared to do Bombshell: “I think I was scared of it… A lot of projects I’ve been involved in are not necessarily projects where everybody has gone, ‘Yeah, this is going to be great, you should do this!’” she says, smiling. “It tends to be projects where people are like, ‘I don’t know about this Monster movie. Really?’ ”

On working with young people through her charity: “I love working with young people because when I look at all of the issues we have faced in our history, it’s always young people who have the ‘f–k you’ to not give up. That’s where change comes from—it doesn’t come from old politicians. It’s always young people.”

On appreciating what she has: “I always had an awareness that it could end, it could literally end tomorrow. Just have the moment because the moment might never come again. I tell my kids that… I don’t think you’re ever too young to know the value of what you have right now.”

For more from the Women of the Year, visit Glamour.com!

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