Emma Stone is reflecting on the beginning of her career and some "total garbage" advice she received, despite the fact that she may be well on her way to winning a second Oscar.
Thursday at the Palm Springs Film Awards, accepting the Desert Palm Achievement Award for outstanding actress
Stone told the crowd how much gratitude she has for this current moment.
“I hope for many more years of the chance to take swings and to try new things and to keep this marathon going,” Stone added.
In her award speech, Stone, 35, mentioned some guidance she received early in her career from a sexist studio boss.
"When I first moved to L.A., I went to one of those general meetings that they sometimes send you to, and an executive told me that for male actors, it's a marathon, not a sprint," said the actress.
"And in his eyes, for women, it was a sprint, not a marathon. And that was 20 years ago."
"And I realise that advice is total garbage because the majority of the women that I look up to in this industry"She said.
She added "Many of whom are in this room, have proven that as time goes on, life and work only get more interesting and more fulfilling,"
Emma asserted, "This role was unlike anything I had ever read or anyone that I had ever read about," in reference to her performance in Poor Things.