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    16 Times Famous Women Refused To Be Anything But Their True, Unapologetic Selves

    Remember when Cher called David Letterman an a**hole on his own show? Same.

    1. When Meryl Streep won her third Oscar in 2012 and didn't give a f*ck what anyone else thought about it.

    Meryl on stage saying: "When they called my name, I had this feeling I could hear half of America going: 'Ohhh, no. Come on. Why her? Again?' But, whatever.
    ABC

    2. When Keke Palmer wasn't afraid to admit during her Vanity Fair lie detector test that she had no idea who Dick Cheney was.

    Keke: "I hate to say it and I hope I don't sound ridiculous, but I don't know who this man is. He could be walking down the street and I wouldn't know a thing. Sorry to this man"
    Vanity Fair / Via youtube.com

    3. When a producer at the BET Awards wouldn't let Rihanna throw her money on stage, so she threw the wad of cash at his face instead.

    BET

    4. When Viola Davis refused to feel undeserving of being one of Time 100's Most Influential People in 2017.

    Viola: "I feel like I deserve to be here. I put in the work, and that's what I want to tell my daughter. That's why right now I'm telling her: 'Don't start apologizing.' Women apologize too much"
    Access Hollywood / Via youtube.com

    5. When Kristen Stewart couldn't help but be her true, authentic self and dropped an f-bomb during her Saturday Night Live monologue.

    Kristen: "We've got a great show and I totally care that I'm here, 'cause it's the coolest f*cking thing ever —"
    NBC

    6. When someone on Mariah Carey's team pushed her around in an office chair, treating her like the true royalty she is.

    E!

    7. When Cher made her first appearance on Late Night with David Letterman and called him an a**hole on his own show.

    CBS

    8. When Barbra Streisand had popular talk show hosts switch their seats so she could be viewed from her good side.

    NBC / CBS

    9. When Zendaya responded to Giuliana Rancic's racist comments about her hair at the 2015 Oscars in the most mindful way possible.

    10. When Lady Gaga didn't hold anything back and brought her Oscar statue to Jimmy Kimmel Live! to show off to the whole world.

    Lady Gaga: "It's been quite a week, so..." Places Oscar statue on Jimmy's desk as crowd cheers
    ABC

    11. When someone asked Serena Williams why she wasn't smiling during a press conference, and she told them it was because she didn't want to be there.

    "To be perfectly honest with you, I don't want to be here. I just want to be in bed right now... and you guys keep asking me the same questions. You're not making it super enjoyable"
    US Open / Via youtube.com

    12. When Ali Wong danced her heart out once her kids finally fell asleep for the night.

    13. When the hilarious Lily Tomlin revealed to Jane Fonda she'd look at her on the set of Grace and Frankie and think: "How much longer does she have?"

    ABC7 News Bay Area / Via youtube.com

    14. When Carrie Fisher royally burned her father for cheating on her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and Debbie added to the burn by telling Oprah how small his penis was.

    Carrie: "[Eddie Fisher] dried [Elizabeth Taylor's] eyes...he consoled her with flowers, and ultimately, he consoled her with his penis"
    HBO / ABC

    15. When Janelle Monáe didn't hold back her thoughts about misogynistic lyrics throughout music history, and how men should do the work to correct it.

    Y’all can’t wait to call women every bitch , hoe , discuss violent acts against women, etc for clout in rap, rock, and through out music history. Misogny has NEVER been okay yet it has become normalized. Women didn’t create misogny, y’all did. SO YOU DO THE WORK to ABOLISH IT.

    16. And when Beyoncé announced on Instagram she was pregnant with twins in the most iconic way possible.

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