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Reese Witherspoon Just Called Out Hollywood Ageism And Sexism And It Was Beautiful

"I'll probably have to play your grandmother in the movie, by Hollywood standards."

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The praise went to Amy Schumer, because of course: "I hope, Amy Schumer – and all the other incredible nominees – that you'll give me the rights to your biopic first," Witherspoon said.

The tea spillage went to Hollywood – because of course. "Although, Amy, I'm five years older than you," she said. "So I'll probably have to play your grandmother in the movie, by Hollywood standards, and you'll probably have to play your own mother."

Aside from the tea spillage and that salt...salting, Witherspoon also name-dropped one of her most beloved characters while speaking about her production company, Pacific Standard.

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She also called for better representation of women across fields. "I think we are in a cultural crisis in every field, in every industry."

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"Ladies and gentlemen, I think we are in a cultural crisis in every field, in every industry," Witherspoon said. "Women are underrepresented and underpaid in leadership positions. No wonder we don't have the health care we deserve or paid family leave or public access to early childhood education."