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At the 2015 Oscar Awards night, veteran actress Patricia Arquette won the Best Supporting Actress trophy for her emotional performance in the film, “Boyhood.”
Her acceptance speech, however, stole the most thunder from the year’s biggest gathering of Hollywood’s best and brightest stars. In appreciation of the recognition, Ms. Arquette thanked the other nominees, her co-workers on the set and all the people close to her then concluded her short message with a call for wage equality and equal rights for American women.
She proclaimed, "To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America."
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It received the evening’s loudest and longest