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Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman & Scarlett Johansson Get Honored at Elle Women in Hollywood Celebration!

Natalie Portman joined a talented group of women being honored at Ellen’s Women in Hollywood Celebration!

The 38-year-old actress hit the carpet at the annual event, presented by Ralph Lauren and Lexus, on Monday night (October 14) at The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills, Calif.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Natalie Portman

Natalie was also joined by fellow honorees Nicole Kidman, Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mindy Kaling, Lena Waithe and Melina Matsoukas.

The 2019 Women in Hollywood honorees are being recognized for paving their own way and plotting a path into the unknown in the current state of Hollywood.

Congratulations!

FYI: Natalie is wearing Dior dress and sandals with Beladora earrings. Scarlett is wearing a Tom Ford dress with Stuart Weitzman shoes and Anabela Chan earrings. Nicole is wearing Ralph Lauren with a Yvan Tufenkjian choker, earrings, and rings, as well as Kallati and Le Vian rings. Gwyneth is wearing a Bottega Veneta dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, and Nikos Koulis jewelry. Mindy is wearing Oscar de la Renta.

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Zendaya, Lena Waithe & More Talk Pushing Boundaries In Elle's Women in Hollywood Issue

Zendaya and the Queen & Slim creatives, writer Lena Waithe, director Melina Matsoukas and star Jodie Turner-Smith, stun in these new images from Elle‘s Women in Hollywood issue, on newsstands on October 22nd.

Here’s what the entertainers had to share in the issue:

Zendaya on how before Euphoria, she didn’t have any work that pushed her or allowed her to be creative: “I was looking for something to prove I can do it. Euphoria served as that, in the healthiest way. I never want to plateau as an actress – I always want to be able to explore and push myself. [Being an actress] brings me to places and makes me do things I’d probably never do because I’m such an introverted person. I know, I’m super hard on myself. People actually saying I did a good job at my craft…it’s like, ‘D***, I did work hard. I’m glad you see that.’ I should finally own that; it’s liberating. I feel lucky.”

Lena Waithe on writing Queen & Slim: “I didn’t truly experience what it means to feel like a second-class citizen until I sold my first TV show. Because out of five people, I was the fifth most important person in the room. During the first season [of The Chi], I didn’t have any real agency, so that’s when I started working on the script. It was almost my way of rebelling and reminding myself I do have a gift. They can’t appreciate it now, but they will.”

Jodie Turner-Smith on the message behind Queen & Slim: “The act of committing that type of violence is not something that is glorified, but it’s really a comment on how black people are put in this kind of life-or-death situation way too often. These people make the radical choice to survive, even when it means doing something so horrible that there’s no coming back from it. Even thinking about the concept raises the hairs on my arms, because it really is a film about black survival at all costs.”

For more from the stars, visit Elle.com.

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Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones & More Join Forces To Represent Time's Up at Makers Conference 2018!

Natalie Portman and Rashida Jones are all smiles as they pose for a photograph backstage at The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on Monday (February 5) in Los Angeles.

The ladies were in attendance to represent Time’s Up.

Joining Natalie and Rashida at the panel were filmmaker Ava DuVernay, CAA motion picture agent Maha Dakhil, Katie McGrath, Grammy-winning music video director Melina Matsoukas, entertainment lawyer Nina Shaw and writer-producer Jill Soloway.

“Usually we’re the only woman at work. Like many other industries, we walk onto a nearly all male set and we’re usually alone and we rarely get to interact with each other,” Natalie said (via THR) about the movement bringing together women. “If you’re the only woman in the room it isolates you and prevents you from sharing stories so if there are predators you don’t talk to each other. It’s empowering to be in a room, on the same team, and refuse to be pitted against each other. There’s not only one spot–we’re going to make room for all of us. It’s really powerful. And we have all these new friends.”

Natalie and the ladies also announced that, since the January 1st launch of Time’s Up, the organization has raised $20 million and received requests for legal aid from those who lack the means to defend themselves from workplace abuses — farm workers, hotel workers, steelworkers, and others.


Time’s Up Panel | 2018 MAKERS Conference

Also pictured: Gabourey Sidibe, Karlie Kloss, Kathy Najimy, Amber Tamblyn and Mary McCormack hitting the stage to give Real.Life.Stories. monologues at The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood that same day.

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