HOLLYWOOD — Elle’s salute to women in Hollywood showered the love on femmes Monday at the Four Seasons.

But Sigourney Weaver said, “Someday, hopefully, we won’t need to dedicate a day to celebrate women.”

Event, emceed by Chelsea Handler, kicked off with Diane Keaton introducing the night’s first honoree. Praising Halle Berry‘s “Monster’s Ball” perf, she called it true and honest without “a prosthetic nose” or any other device.

Nicole Kidman was introduced by Shirley MacLaine, who said working with the thesp was “the best part of ‘Bewitched.’ ”

The grand finale was the award to Jane Fonda, who asked, “Why are all these people here? Part of it is publicity.”

But the real reason the event drew guests such as Sheryl Crow, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Beckinsale, Amber Tamblyn, Diablo Cody and Robin Swicord, she said is, “We want to be in the same room as all of you.”