Gal Gadot accepts #SeeHer Award at Critics' Choice Awards

Angelo Anderson
January 13, 2018

Wonder Woman's win was not the only highlight from the Critics Choice Awards, with regard to Gadot.

The "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot, who was honoured with the #SeeHer award at the.

With the special trophy aiming to recognise the importance of accurately portraying women in the entertainment industry, Jenkins said of the former Miss Israel: 'She excelled at every aspect of the universal hero's struggle in real life on and off the screen'.

Also in the same category were "Thor: Ragnarok", "Logan", "Baby Driver" and "War for the Planet of the Apes". She takes action when everyone around her is idle.

Gal Gadot accepts the #SeeHer Award onstage during the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California.

Wonder Woman it seems was that role for Gal, with the actress explaining, 'She's full of heart, strength, compassion, and forgiveness.

Gadot also made reference to the recent weeks, during which a number of sexual assault allegations have surfaced in relation to heavy hitters including Harvey Weinstein, Stan Lee, and James Franco.

'She didn't do it for the glory. And our plan was to make sure we didn't give too much attention to the fact that she's a woman.

'When I started acting, there were very few female led movies and even fewer female directors.

'There were eight other films in [the] top 100 which were directed by females, ' added the actress. Excluding Wonder Woman, the films in the DCEU have earned an average of 37% positive reviews on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, which tallies critical reviews and assigns them a positive ("Fresh") or negative ("Rotten") rating. 'So although this is progress, there's still a long way to go.

She said: "The whole process of making this film inspired me and I hope it inspires others".

Director Patty looked just as elegant in a form-fitting floral dress, with skyscrapper silver heels as she effortless won the second round with her Karate Kid performance.

'I want to share this award with all the women and men who stand for what's right, for those who can't stand of speak for themselves. "And we will continue to band together to make strides uniting for equality", she said referring to the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement.

The actress shared the official envelope declaring the film the victor, including the caption, "Thank you to the Critics for recognizing Wonder Woman as best action movie!". Both Jenkins and Gadot are on board to return for Wonder Woman 2, which is scheduled to hit theaters November 1, 2019.

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