Reese won’t tell you what she’s wearing

#AskHerMore at this year’s Oscars

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Reese Witherspoon wasn’t telling reporters who her dress was by at this year’s Oscars. Why? She wanted them to #AskHerMore.

That’s right; the Oscar nominee posted her support of a new social media campaign ahead of the ceremony, imploring journalists to ask actresses the same in-depth, role-related questions they would male actors. 

Never mind the talents of the accomplished actresses, the concern is that the focus of red carpet reporters remains - reductively - on the dress.

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Reese posted an image on Instagram prior to the ceremony with the caption: ‘❤ this movement #AskHerMore..have you heard of it? It's meant to inspire reporters to ask creative questions on the red carpet. I love the Oscars AND fashion like many of you - & am excited to share #WhoAmIWearing later tonight. (not yet!!) But I'd also love to answer some of these Qs....And hear your suggestions?! (Share em below!) There are so many amazing, talented nominees this year..! Let's hear their stories! Spread the word. #AskHerMore #Oscars #Countdown’.

Reese was nominated for Best Actress - an award she has won before, of course - for her physically-gruelling leading role in Cheryl Strayed's biopic, Wild

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