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Gabourey Sidibe & Teen Girls Kick Off V-Day's Annual LA Luncheon


V-Day's 4th Annual Los Angeles Benefit Luncheon Features Readings By Teen Girls and Academy Award Nominee Gabourey Sidibe

V-Day hosted its 4th annual pre-awards LA luncheon on Thursday, February 11, featuring readings from I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World.

Teen actors Chloe Goutal, Ally Maki (10 Things I Hate About You), and Tanya Tawgenga performed at the Four Seasons Hotel along with Academy award nominee Gabourey Sidibe, and remarks by Eve, Charlize Theron and Rosario Dawson.

Hosts included Eve Ensler, California's First Lady Maria Shriver, Gabourey Sidibe, Charlize Theron, and V-Board members Carole Black, Rosario Dawson, Jane Fonda, Pat Mitchell, Susan Celia Swan and Kerry Washington, and were joined by Carla Gugino, Dylan McDermott, Dayle Haddon, and Doris Roberts, among others.

The invitation-only luncheon has become an annual gathering for creative women in Hollywood, where V-Day debuts new works in an intimate and empowered setting.