Barbra Streisand's Influence On Hollywood

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Imagine if everyone doubted you because of your gender. Especially if your field of work. To not have the same opportunities that someone else gets. This is something that my hero Barbra Streisand knows very well. She is an amazing actress, comedian, singer but she wanted more, she had a passion for directing and when she did direct her first film “Yentl” it was a huge hit and yet she was not given as much respect during filming as a man would. At that time there were very few women directors in hollywood, also actors had very few opportunities to make there own films. Over the years Barbra has had a huge impact on society and the whole aspect and vibe of hollywood she is an inspiration to many including me and many others with her impacts…show more content…
“she saw her stepfather as emotionally abusive.”(biography) like I said she is such a brave women to grow up in such a hard place and still becoming so successful Another reason why She is such an inspiration is because she is so successful in her field of work. “Barbra Streisand is the highest-selling female recording artist of all time, and has won awards and acclaim in every medium that she's worked in.” That alone could make her someone's idol she is so successful and talented and stands up for what she believes in even though some people think she is “‘Difficult’” to work with she is so talented no one can deny that. She is the most brave, talented and strong person I know of. She doesn't let others words cut her down but make her feel more inspired to speak up about unfair and sexist things that she feels that are not right. She even risks how people in her workplace view her. She was brought up in a very judgmental household and yet is so successful. There are people who will doubt you but she has reminded me that if you stand up for what you believe in you can still change the
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