'I will include 50 per cent women in my future projects', Says Globe Award Winner Regina King

Maanyata Thu |Jan 08, 2019

"I am making a vow, it is going to be tough to make sure that everything that I produce that is 50% women", Regina King on her winning Golden Globe Award

After winning the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the Barry Jenkins directorial film If Beale Street Could Talk at 2019 Golden Globes, Regina King delivered an emotional speech, in which the actress made a promise to employ 50% women in every project that she produces in the future.

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Regina King arrives at the 76th Golden Globes red carpet

Regina King won her first Golden Globes in Barry Jenkin's film “If Beale Street Could Talk”, for her noteworthy role as a mother seeking justice for her daughter’s husband, who is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. The actress previously garnered Golden Globes nominations in 2016’s TV series American Crime and 2018’s TV series Seven Seconds.

Based upon James Baldwin's novel, the film involves around a young African-American woman (played by Kiki Layne) who, with her family's support, seeks to clear the name of her wrongly charged lover (played by Stephan James) and prove his innocence before the birth of their child.

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Regina King delivers a moving speech when accepting her award

Taking the stage to accept her award, Regina King promised that she would give more opportunities to female in all her future projects and urged others to do the same thing.

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Regina King defeated Claire Foy (First Man), Amy Adams (Vice), Rachel Weisz (The Favourite) and Emma Stone (The Favourite) to win the trophy.

The 76th Annual Golden Globes was held on Sunday night, 6th January in Los Angeles.


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