Wearing her wavy locks down, the gorgeous performer accessorized with large silver hoop earrings.
The Empire State of Mind artist kicked things off at the gathering - a day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump - in reciting lines from Still I Rise, a poem from legendary late civil rights activist Maya Angelou: 'Out of the huts of history’s shame, I rise, up from a past that’s rooted in pain, I rise.'The Fallin' songstress then thanked the protesters who turned up after the election of Trump, who infamously boasted about grabbing women by their genitals in a 2005 clip leaked prior to the election.'I just want to thank you so much for your courage,' the If I Ain't Got You performer told those in attendance. let us continue to honor all that is beautiful about being feminine.'We are mothers, we are caregivers, we are artists, we are activists, we are entrepreneurs, doctors, leaders of industry and technology. We rise.'The Manhattan native then vowed not to back down on any of the issues Trump's election has brought to the forefront, including women's rights, 'education, healthcare, and equality.'We will not allow our bodies to be owned and controlled by men in government - or men anywhere, for that matter,' said the Grammy-winner, whose real name is Alicia Augello Cook.
She starred in the comedy hit Clueless (1995), which earned her a multimillion-dollar deal with Columbia Pictures, and in the big-budget film Batman & Robin (1997), playing Batgirl.
She has continued to act in film and television and on stage.
For her role in the short-lived drama comedy Miss Match (2003), Silverstone received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy.
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premiered on ABC in 1986 where it had a home through June of 1991.
The cult classic's writer-director, Amy Heckerling, shared this past summer in that Alicia Silverstone faced some strong contenders for the role of Cher. She's going to be huge.' I saw some movie where she had a southern accent. But I did see some scenes of hers and went, ' Wow.