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Patricia Arquette Signals New Era of Hollywood Activism at Oscars (watch!) 2

Patricia Arquette Signals New Era of Hollywood Activism at Oscars (watch!)

Patricia Arquette used her Best Supporting Actress Oscar speech to make an impassioned plea for equal pay for women, marking a new era in Hollywood political activism not seen since before the Red Scare of the 1950s. Arquette, 46, drew rousing applause from the audience and caused some celebrities to stand in appreciation. From Miley Cyrus’s “Free the Nipple Campaign” to George Clooney advocating on behalf of Darfur, celebrities have used their star power to publicize pet causes....