Gigi Hadid got choked up while accepting Variety‘s Power of Women honor on Friday.
The 23-year-old international supermodel, who has fronted campaigns for such brands as Marc Jacobs, Prada, and Chanel, has made waves in the past two years for her philanthropic work as a UNICEF ambassador. At Variety‘s Power of Women NY presented by Lifetime, Hadid spoke alongside fellow honorees Bette Midler, Taraji P. Henson, Kacey Musgraves, and Christiane Amanpour about using her fame to better the world.
“I figured it out early: if you didn’t get cast, or didn’t care to play the game, you’d better figure out how to put on your own show.” Words to live by from Bette Midler. The Divine Miss M was honored at Variety‘s Power of Women NY event presented by Lifetime. She returned the nod with songs, [...]
CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour called out the dangers of powerful leaders using “fake news” as a weapon against journalists “who go toward danger” to challenge despots and others. Amanpour cited the shocking statistic that “deliberate targeting is the leading cause of death for journalists” as she was feted Friday at Variety’s Power of [...]
Taraji P. Henson got emotional on Friday discussing the history and stigma of mental health in the black community at Variety’s Power of Women NY presented by Lifetime. “The history of mental illness for black people in America stretches all the way back 400 years, 15 million people, and an ocean that holds the stories,” [...]
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