LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kerry Washington stepped back into the spotlight for the first time since becoming a mom last month to accept an award from Women in Film.
The “Scandal” star and fellow honorees Cate Blanchett, Eva Longoria, Rose Byrne and “Frozen” writer-director Jennifer Lee were honored by the nonprofit group Wednesday in Los Angeles.READ MORE: Dye, Brown lead No. 10 Oregon past UCLA, 34-31 In Rose Bowl Thriller
Both Washington and Blanchett said women must be willing to take risks and reveal imperfections to tell authentic stories about their experiences.READ MORE: Reports Of Drugging, Sexual Assaults At Other USC Fraternities
Actress Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the dinner ceremony at the Century Plaza Hotel, where guests included John Lasseter, Kristen Bell, Shonda Rhimes, Laura Dern and Maggie Gyllenhaal.MORE NEWS: Locations For Free Flu Shots Throughout LA
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