Banks, Witherspoon win Glamour Women of Year Awards
London, June 9 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities Elizabeth Banks, Gemma Arterton and Reese Witherspoon were among the winners at the 2016 Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
Banks earned the Filmmaker of the Year Award at the ceremony at Berkeley Square Gardens here on Wednesday and she paid a tribute to her mother in her acceptance speech, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
“I want to thank my mom, because she worked too. And it can be done,” Banks said.
Arterton won Cointreau’s Theatre Actress of the Year Award for her starring role in “Nell Gwynn” on the West End stage while Witherspoon was presented the Entrepreneur of the Year prize.
Other winners at the 13th annual Glamour Women of the Year awards included Rose Byrne for Comedy Actress of the Year, Donatella Versace for Fashion Designer of the Year and Naomie Harris for Film Actress of the Year.
Other stars who attended the bash included Kourtney Kardashian, Freida Pinto and Jenna Coleman.
List of winners:
Holly Willoughby – TV Personality of the Year
Elizabeth Banks – Filmmaker of the Year
Lisa Hilton – Writer of the Year
Donatella Versace – Fashion Designer of the Year
Little Mix – Musical Act of the Year
Gemma Arterton – Theatre Actress of the Year
Johanna Konta – Sportwoman of the Year
Reese Witherspoon – Entrepreneur of the Year
Clara Amfo – Radio Personality of theYear
Sandra Choi of Jimmy Choo – Accessories Designer of the Year
Emma Freud – Columnist of the Year
Sophie Turner – UK Actress of the Year
Jess Glynne – The Next Breakthrough Award
Krysten Ritter – International TV Actress of the Year
Rose Byrne – Comedy Actress of the Year
Tanya Burr – Youtuber Award
Naomie Harris – Film Actress of the Year
Sharon Horgan – Trailblazer of the Year
James Norton – Man of the Year
Jennifer Saunders – Outstanding Contribution
Sigourney Weaver – Icon Award