Sara Blakely

Miley Cyrus, Helen Mirren, Rachel Bloom talk politics during Variety's Power of Women lunch

Miley Cyrus, Helen Mirren, Rachel Bloom talk politics during Variety's Power of Women lunch

The current firestorm surrounding the presidential election added fuel to remarks at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

“We’re here to talk about women and their … or as I like to call them now, ‘Trump handles,’ ” said host Rachel Bloom (“Crazy Ex-Girfriend”), prompting a huge laugh Friday from the by-invitation-only audience of predominantly female Hollywood power players.

Variety’s co-editor-in-chief, Claudia Eller, generated loud applause by calling the timing “particularly poignant. … as it falls on the eve of a historic election when we are going...

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