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Reese Witherspoon Talked About Why Women Need Better Roles In Hollywood

"There's just a whole spectrum of female emotion that isn't represented in film in any way."

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In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Weekly, Reese Witherspoon opened up about likability and the pressures she's felt to conform to a certain standard while working as an actor in Hollywood.

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Witherspoon was joined by fellow actors Eva Longoria, Elizabeth Banks, and Kerry Washington.

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She discussed some of the reservations a traditional studio might've expressed had she gone that route to produce the movie.

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Later, the women discussed the Smurfette Principle, and that's when Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks chimed in.

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Banks played the role of Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games movies.

Witherspoon talked more about the need for women to have characters with depth, because there's more to being a woman than "their romantic entanglements and dilemmas."

She put it best while talking about how women's emotions fail to be represented properly in film.

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