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Here’s Reese Witherspoon Running Because She Has to Work ‘Twice as Hard’ as a Man

Technically, she gets seventy cents on the dollar, so she doesn’t really need to run twice as hard. Maybe 30% harder.

Anyone seen Big Little Lies? Good show, a definite must watch. Liane Moriarty wrote the book of the same name, but she hasn’t gotten to a sequel yet. Witherspoon and co-star Nicole Kidman executive produced the HBO series. Count Witherspoon interested in a second season.

“Yeah, Nicole and I just spoke about it three days ago,” Witherspoon told E! News about a second season. “We’re talking to Liane Moriarty, who wrote the book, about how could these characters go on, what would happen? We definitely left it open-ended so there’s a possibility there.”

Did I mention Witherspoon executive produced? It was a hard battle to get to that position she says.

“I finally had my three hits,” she said, referring to her films “Gone Girl” and “Wild” and her HBO series “Big Little Lies.” “Finally, I feel like the story had changed. I am a producer.”

Look at me! I’m the producer now.

Witherspoon also talked about how women have to prove themselves way more than men. I feel like I’ve heard this before.

Women still have to prove themselves “twice as hard,” a process that can take “twice as long,” said Witherspoon. “A guy has one hit and it’s like, ‘Oh, he deserves an Oscar!'”

“A guy has a hit at Sundance and he gets Jurassic Park,” she added. “A woman has a hit at Sundance and she has to make six more movies.”

Well duh, that makes sense. Women don’t get the lead roles, only supporting roles, so naturally they have to do more movies to match the men. It’s simple math, so if you look at it that way, men and women really are equal in Hollywood.

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