The equal pay Oscars flub: What Patricia Arquette really meant

March 4, 2015 4:45 PM

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The equal pay Oscars flub: What Patricia Arquette really meant

In an interview with TheWrap, the “Boyhood” star, who won in the Best Supporting Actress category at last month’s awards show, explained how playing a struggling, single mother in the film inspired her to speak out. She had planned all along to make a case for equal pay for women if she were to win the Oscar.

“You can’t go back in time,” she said “But, I guess I would have chosen my words a little more carefully. I think the way people perceived it is not the way at all I intended.”

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