Jamie Lee Curtis involved making Oscars awards gender impartial will diminish alternatives for girls
Jamie Lee Curtis is “involved” making awards gender impartial will “diminish the alternatives for girls”.
The 64-year-old actress – whose youngster Ruby got here out as transgender in 2021 – acknowledged how “very troublesome” it’s to advertise inclusivity with gendered classes however is not sure of how greatest to sort out the topic with out shutting out females.
Requested how she felt to have made this yr’s record of feminine nominees, Jamie stated backstage at Sunday’s (March 12 Academy Awards – the place she received the Finest Actress in a Supporting Function for All the things In every single place All At As soon as – it was a “surreal and proud” expertise.
However she added to reporters at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre: “Clearly, I wish to see much more ladies be nominated so that there is gender parity in all of the areas, in all of the branches.
And I believe we’re getting there.
“We’re not anyplace close to there, and naturally inclusivity then entails the larger query which is, how do you embody everybody when there are binary selections?
Which could be very troublesome.
“Because the mom of a trans daughter, I utterly perceive that. “And but to de-gender the [categories] additionally, I am involved will diminish the alternatives for extra ladies, which is one thing I even have been working onerous to attempt to promote.”
Jamie Lee reiterated the significance of “inclusivity” usually and of together with ladies particularly, in Hollywood and wider society.
She added: “Mainly simply f***ing extra ladies anyplace, any time.”
Earlier within the night, Jamie insisted successful her first Oscar was recognition for extra than simply her.
She stated: “I do know it seems to be like I am right here on my own however I’m not, I’m lots of of individuals, The Daniels, Jonathan, Ley Line, your entire crew, my bae Michelle, Ke, Steph, the group of artists who made this film – we simply received an Oscar.
“To my dream workforce, we simply received an Oscars. “To my household, my stunning husband Christopher Visitor, our daughters
Annie and Ruby, my sister Kelly, we simply received an Oscar.
“To all the individuals who have supported the style films I’ve made these years, the lots of of hundreds of individuals, we simply received an Oscar collectively.
She then grew emotional as she paid tribute to her well-known mother and father, Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis.
She added: “And my mom and father had been each nominated for Oscars in numerous classes. I simply received an Oscar.”
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