Regina King’s Golden Globes Acceptance Speech Was Everything

Regina King, 47, won the Golden Globes award for best-supporting in a motion picture for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk. The actress took the opportunity to use “her platform” to advocate for the Time’s Up x2 movement and challenged herself to make her projects fully gender equal in the future.

In her gracious speech and effectively defeated the cutoff music with a challenge to Hollywood producers and directors: more women involved, now.

“In the next two years, and it’s going to be hard, I’m making a vow that everything I produce…[will be] 50% women,” King said. “And I challenge everyone out there who is in a position of power, in all industries, I challenge you to challenge yourself and stand with us in solidarity and do the same.”

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 06: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Regina King from “If Beale Street Could Talk” accepts the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture award onstage during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 06, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

King also received a nomination for best actress, for her amazing performance as Latrice Butler in Netflix’s “Seven Seconds.” She won an Emmy for the same role.

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