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    20 Times Celebrities Handled Incredibly Sexist Questions From The Media

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    1. Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey Jr. sit next to each for a panel press conference for "Iron Man 2."

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    2. Anne Hathaway

    Matt Lauer repeatedly brings up Anne Hathaway's wardrobe malfunction as she looks increasingly uncomfortable.

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    3. Helen Mirren

    TV Host Michael Parkinson asks actor Helen Mirren if her "equipment" will hinder her pursuit of being a serious actor to Mirren's shock.

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    4. Mindy Kaling

    Mindy Kaling, wearing a black dress with silver feathers on it, recounts an encounter with a sexist reporter during a press conference.

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    5. Taylor Swift

    Two radio hosts ask Taylor Swift how she feels about people saying all of her music is about her love life while Taylor looks incredibly uncomfortable.

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    6. Rihanna

    Rihanna looks incredibly offended after a reporter asks her what she was looking for in a man.

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    7. Blake Lively

    Blake Lively angrily speaks with reporters after being ask an inappropriate question.

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    Blake Lively popping off after someone asked her about fashion at #PowerOfWomen - "Are we really doing this? Would you ask a man that?"

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    8. Tom Hardy

    A reporter asks Tom Hardy if he thought there were too many women in the movie "Mad Max" and Tom Hardy immediately says, "No."

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    9. Ariana Grande

    A radio host asks singer Ariana Grande if she couldn't live without her makeup or phone and she claps back asking, "Is this what you really think girls think about?"

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    10. Emma Stone

    Emma Stone, wearing a black blazer over a white button up shirt, smiles while posing on the red carpet for her movie "Cruella."

    11. Serena Williams

    Tennis executive Raymond Moore made a comment that female tennis players should be on their knees thanking men for carrying their sport and Serena Williams looks deadpan as she says no women should ever be on her knees like that.

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    12. Emma Watson

    Emma Watson looks stunned as she explains that her topless photoshoot had nothing to do with her feminist activism.

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    13. Jennifer Garner

    Jennifer Garner looks increasingly frustrated as she recounts being asked multiple time about how she maintains a work life balance when her ex-husband was never asked that.

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    14. Amy Schumer

    A male reporter calls Amy Schumer's movie character a "skank" and Schumer responds, "That was a really rude question."

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    15. Simone Biles

    "DWTS" host Tom Bergeron asks Simone Biles why she wasn't smiling to which she responded, Smiling doesn't give you gold medals."

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    16. Keira Knightley

    Keria Knightly claps back at a reporter who asked how she balanced her home life with her movie premiere by asking, "Are you going to be asking all of the men that tonight?"

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    17. Rowan Blanchard

    Rowan Blanchard wears a strapless black gown with slicked back hair and dark eye makeup.

    18. One Direction

    The band One Direction is asked who "the main fucker of the group is" while standing on a red carpet for an event.

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    19. Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj describes the difference between men and women when it comes to power, explaining there's nothing negative about a man being a "boss," but, if a woman is "bitch," it's nothing but negative.

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    20. And finally, Natasha Lyonne

    Natasha Lyonne is visibly stunned after a male reporter asks her how she can do "all that acting since she's so beautiful."

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    These are definitely not the only celebrities who have faced sexist comments from the media and, if mindsets in our society don't change, then neither will the media. It's time to change the conversation, it's time to change the questions, and it's time to get rid of the double standards.