Ac­tress has ad­vice for women

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There was some fam­ily fun at the 5th An­nual Hi­lar­ity for Char­ity Va­ri­ety Show: Seth Ro­gen’s Hal­loween. The host, Seth Ro­gen (right), dressed up as one of the Mario Broth­ers from the ar­cade game while Scott East­wood (left) paid trib­ute to one of his fa­ther Clint’s most fa­mous char­ac­ters, the Man with No Name, at the event in Los An­ge­les. Scar­lett Jo­hans­son wants women to take more risks.

The 31-year-old ac­tress has ac­com­plished a lot in her two decade-long ca­reer in the en­ter­tain­ment in­dus­try and she has now said she wants other women to start to “take risks” with­out wor­ry­ing about fail­ing.

Asked what ad­vice she would give to young women, the Avengers star said: “I think I would say take risks. Take risks and don’t be afraid to fail be­cause the up­side of that is just so re­ward­ing... I’ve re­ally built a ca­reer on tak­ing risks and some­times it doesn’t pan out but, like I said, the up­side has been hugely re­ward­ing.”

Scar­lett also spoke out about how hav­ing her two-year-old daugh­ter Rose – whom she shares with hus­band and jour­nal­ist Ro­main Dau­riac – has been “trans­for­ma­tive” for her, and she is no longer “crit­i­cal” of her­self. She told re­porters at Va­ri­ety’s Power of Women Lun­cheon: “I think turn­ing 30, hav­ing a child and com­ing into my own in the kind of cre­ative space has been re­ally trans­for­ma­tive for me in a lot of ways. I think just learn­ing to be more ac­cept­ing of my­self and be less harsh, less crit­i­cal.” For Scar­lett, the idea of women pro­gress­ing into po­si­tions of power is some­thing she says hap­pened nat­u­rally for her. She said: “I think for me it’s been, it’s kind of a nat­u­ral pro­gres­sion. I’ve been work­ing as an ac­tor for over 20 years and I think I find at this stage in my ca­reer I of­ten am prob­a­bly one of the more ex­pe­ri­enced peo­ple in any given pro­duc­tion that I’m work­ing on. I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but it just comes with work­ing for such a long time.”

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