11 Must Hear Powerful Speeches By Female Celebrities

When the spotlight shined on them, these 10 women used their moment to speak up.
Read on to hear the most powerful speeches by women in 2017.

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Women's March in Los Angeles, California Featuring: Jane Fonda, Alfre Woodard, Kerry Washington, Brandy Rayana Norwood Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 21 Jan 2017 Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com

Many times people dismiss celebrities for being nothing more than a pretty face or a hot body. While we agree that there are many celebrities who should stay in their lane and leave the serious talk to the “professionals”, there are several female celebrities out here using their platform to help fight the good fight and make a difference in the world. Words mean things and we appreciate these women so much for using their moment to say things that may make people uncomfortable and inspire others to stand up and help create change. If girl power and feminism gets you blood pumping like use, then you’re in for a treat. Enjoy!

Emma Watson United Nations 2014

Beyonce Grammy’s 2017

Meryl Streep Golden Globes 2017

Selena Gomez Amas 2016

Rihanna Harvard 2017

Oprah Essence Festival 2016

America Ferrera Women’s March 2017

Michelle Obama White House 2017

Lavern Cox Power of Women 2016

Yara Shahidi The Spirit of Art and Activism 2016

Viola Davis Emmys 2015

 

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