Reese Witherspoon offers to produce Amy Schumer's biopic

Reese Witherspoon took a swipe at sexism and ageism in Hollywood during her acceptance speech at the Women of the Year Awards.

Reese Witherspoon offers to produce Amy Schumer's biopic

Reese Witherspoon offered to produce Amy Schumer's biopic during her acceptance speech on sexism at Glamour's Women of the Year Awards last night (09.11.15).

The 39-year-old actress was honoured with the Game Changers gong at the annual event for her production company Pacific Standard and couldn't help but take a subtle swipe at Hollywood as she walked up on stage to collect her trophy in New York City.

She said: "I hope, Amy Schumer - and all the other incredible nominees - that you'll give me the rights to your biopic first."

However, it wasn't just sexism the blonde beauty felt the need to address as she also made a dig at ageism by claiming she would get stuck playing Amy's grandmother if she was to create the biopic due to her age.

She explained with a straight face: "Although, Amy, I'm five years older than you, so I'll probably have to play your grandmother in the movie, by Hollywood standards, and you'll probably have to play your own mother."

Reese - whose company produced hits 'Gone Girl' and 'Wild' - set up Pacific Standard three years ago and is now determined to make more films with female leads.

Rounding up the hard-hitting acceptance speech, the stunner vowed never to give up on her ambition.

She concluded: "I believe ambition is not a dirty word. It's just believing in yourself and your abilities.

"Imagine this: What would happen if we were all brave enough to believe in our own ability? To be a little bit more ambitious? I think the world would change."

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