On International Women’s Day the fiercest females in Hollywood are sharing empowering messages to celebrate, and we’ve already seen profound words from Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, & more.
Get ready to be inspired. On March 8, International Women’s Day, your favorite stars are paying tribute to the important holiday with social media messages. Pop star Selena Gomez, 26, was one of the first to do so, thanks to her incredible partnership with fashion house Coach. The singer teamed up with the well-known brand to curate a series of poems focusing on love, strength and hope, and she shared a video to announce to project. “Hey guys, to help celebrate International Women’s Day and all of the incredible women out there, I’ve teamed up with Coach and some amazing young poets to help spread positivity and love. We really hope that you enjoy their words and happy International Women’s Day!” Selena said in her Instagram video.
Miley Cyrus, 26, paid tribute to all of her favorite bad to the bone rockstars. “In honor of International Women’s Day here’s some of my favorite bad ass bitches!” Miley wrote, before sharing a slideshow of Joan Jett, Jane Fonda, Cyndi Lauper, Beyonce, and more! She also shared a throwback video from Variety’s Power of Women Awards where she delivered a powerful speech. “Puttin this pussy power to good use!” Miley captioned the clip.
Emma Watson, 28, shared a powerful message of her own. Her words came with a gorgeous photo of her holding a flower in one hand while throwing her other hand up to the sky. “Whether you’re 🥁marching, 💃🏻dancing, 🌹rising, ✊🏻resisting, 💥protesting, 🚫striking, ❤️uniting or 🎈celebrating, wishing you all a wonderful #internationalwomensday! 🥰 #IWD2019#joyfulwarriors” the actress said on Instagram.
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From the ones you say to the ones you read, #WordsMatter. To celebrate #IWD2019, we teamed up with #SelenaGomez to curate a series of poems by some of our favorite Instagram writers. Check back every day for new works on love, strength and hope. From all of us at Coach, Happy #InternationalWomensDay. #CoachNY
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Of course, you don’t have to be female to celebrate the holiday! We loved seeing the meaningful message that David Beckham shared in honor of the day. “Today we celebrate International Women’s Day .. I’m so blessed to have these amazing women in my life, they inspire me every single day .. Happy International Women’s Day to all the inspirational women around the ,” the athlete wrote. Lenny Kravitz penned a message that made a major statement. “It’s time to turn it over to women! Men have had their chance to run the world and look where we are…” the musician wrote on social media.
Michelle Obama shared an especially powerful post to her Instagram in honor of the holiday. The post focused on one very special lady, Eliakunda Kaaya. “She became the first person in her family to go to high school—and then the first to go to college,” Michelle said of her friend. “After she graduated she became a @ShesTheFirst Fellow and she launched a project called “Her Journey to School,” which builds on her own experience by reaching out to parents about the importance of sending their daughters to school. Eliakunda’s story shows us the power of education—and the promise inside every single girl around the world. #InternationalWomensDay.”
Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland celebrated the important day with her cast-mates! “Happy #internationalwomensday from the @abcmodernfam Women! So grateful to have spent the last 10 years working with these funny, smart, beautiful, and STRONG women! Remember your worth. Keep your sisters close. Fight for your rights. And never forget that we can do anything together!” she said alongside a photo featuring the leading ladies of the show.
Rose McGowan wanted fans to know to “never doubt your power or your worth.” “Today is #InternationalWomensDay and we should all celebrate brave women around us and strive to be brave with them today and everyday,” she wrote to her 600K followers.
Actress and activist Alyssa Milano made sure her voice was heard on International Women’s Day. She took the time to pen a powerful op-ed on The Wrap entitled: This Women’s History Month Let’s Celebrate Women Making History Now. The piece focused on the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their groundbreaking Fair Food Program provide a model for better working conditions. “They are heroes,” Alyssa said in an Instagram post depicting the article.
Needless to say, social media is flooded with inspiration today. Cheers to all of the brave, fierce ladies out there celebrating the annual holiday.