“Women need to talk about how they make money and not be ashamed of it.”
Well, a quick recap: when Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon showed their best make-up at the 2002 Oscars, they told the ex-wife to reveal the winner because “You are better than I do more”
Did you forget that?Well, so does Witherspoon, as she admitted in a podcast recently HFPA in conversation: “You remind me! I forgot what happened. But you are right, he did say so, no, that’s not the script.”
She went on to say that she didn’t know what Phillippe would say on stage, and it also made her “a little confused for the time being”.
Witherspoon mentioned this moment again in the podcast later, and then went deeper into the “double standards that exist in our society.”
“There are few women who make a lot of money, sometimes they are ashamed of it, and sometimes they expect to pay more, do more, do more in the same position, so that others will not expect male movie stars .to.”
“This is just a double standard in our society. But I do think that since that moment in 2000, gender norms have changed a lot.”
“I do think that more women are making money. I think there is more and more discussion around the division of labor in the family, and that men are capable, very happy, and willing to do things that their father has not done when they grow up.”
“But I think everything is back to the point where we need to discuss. Women need to talk about money and how to make money, and not be ashamed of it.”
Witherspoon also shared a story about her daughter Ava (Ava) feeling “very embarrassing” after her classmates grew up thinking that her mother was one of the highest-paid female actors in Hollywood.
“I said,’Never be ashamed of women making money. There are women in this world who have no opportunity, no education, and no ability to make money.”
“More and more women are making more money, will donate more money, will take care of their own society, will take care of their own community, and will use the money to do more things.”
“So, never feel sad for your mom making money, don’t feel sad for making money, don’t feel embarrassed or ashamed if you have more than your partner.”
“That is a lesson I have to learn, because of course my mother is not in that situation, nor does my grandmother. I am still browsing as a woman.”
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