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The 23-year-old actress and singer Halle Bailey was honored with the GLAMOUR Women of the Year Award at a star-studded ceremony held in Los Angeles last night. Bailey, best known for her role in the TV series Grown-ish, was recognized for her contributions to the entertainment industry and her advocacy for social justice.
In her acceptance speech, Bailey spoke about the importance of being true to oneself. “I live every day unapologetically as myself,” she said. “I hope my journey can inspire others to do the same.”
Bailey also took the opportunity to address issues of representation in Hollywood. “It’s important that we see ourselves reflected on screen,” she said. “But it’s equally important that we see people who don’t look like us or come from the same background as us. That’s how we learn empathy and understanding.”
GLAMOUR Women of the Year Awards celebrate female excellence
The GLAMOUR Women of the Year Awards, now in their 25th year, celebrate the achievements of women across a wide range of fields, from entertainment and fashion to politics and social activism. This year’s ceremony, held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, was attended by some of the most influential women in the world.
Other honorees included tennis star Naomi Osaka, named Sportswoman of the Year, and activist Malala Yousafzai, who received the Inspiration Award. The night’s biggest award, Woman of the Year, went to Vice President Kamala Harris, who was recognized for her groundbreaking political achievements and commitment to social justice.