You can be architect of your story: Reese Witherspoon tell young girls

ANI | Updated: Sep 19, 2017 06:09 IST

Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 19 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who was a nominee for her acting work in 'Big Little Lies,' hopes the show's Emmys wins help girls know "you can be the architect of your own story".

The 41-year-old actress took home an Emmy for her role as executive producer on the HBO miniseries, took to the stage with a message of female empowerment and continued that message at the after parties, reports E! Online.

In a recent interview at 2017 Emmys party, she said, "So proud. I set out four years ago to start a company to create better roles for women in Hollywood and to have four nominations tonight for women's performances is extraordinary."

Adding, "That's the way you change things, is change through art and expression. I want little girls out there to know that you can be the architect of your own story, you can a storyteller, you can be a director, you can be a writer, you can be a producer, you can be anything."

The 'Wild' star also gave a strong message to all the ladies out there by saying that "women are unstoppable".

Witherspoon's costar and fellow executive producer Nicole Kidman took home the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie, Laura Dern won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie and Alexander Skarsgard won in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie for their work in 'Big Little Lies'.

'Big Little Lies' was based on the book of the same name by Australian author Liane Moriarty. (ANI)