The 73rd annual Golden Globes was one to remember, most notably for the change that took place on the red carpet.
Gone are the days (hopefully) that actresses are asked only about their choice of outfit and their fitness regime; and the credit goes to Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls organization, which partnered with Twitter and the Golden Globes in a bid to get reporters to ask more profound questions.
In the buildup for the Golden Globes, celebrities and fans shared their support for the organization, tweeting suggestions for questions that should be asked — and they were — along with the #SmartGirlsAsk hashtag.
Taraji P. Henson was presented with a question from Reese Witherspoon, and she inspired others with her answer.
Rachel Bloom answered a question about why it’s important that women be at the forefront of the creative process in film and TV.
Emmy Rossum’s Golden Globes question was about dealing with professional rejection.
While Maura Tierney revealed the advice she would give to her younger self.
Sylvester Stallone’s daughters spoke about self-esteem and self-worth and offered advice to those who are struggling with it.
And thanks to the Golden Globe Awards, we now know who Brie Larson’s biopic character of choice is.
But it wasn’t just women who were asked more.
Jon Hamm offered up advice for someone who is still searching for their passion.
Empire’s Jussie Smollett answered a question from Zendaya about how he will use his voice to bring about change in 2016.
While the Producers of Pixar’s film Inside Out shared their thoughts on embracing failure.
This campaign has left a positive impact on the industry, and we finally look forward to the questions that will be asked at future award ceremonies.