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Power of Women lunch celebrates Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra, Michelle Pfeiffer and others

Power of Women lunch celebrates Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra, Michelle Pfeiffer and others

From the podium at Variety’s Power of Women event, host Judd Apatow told the invitation-only audience of Hollywood insiders that he’d been given the OK to “go for it.”

And he did just that, taking on newsmakers including fired movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, director James Cameron and President Trump during a luncheon that celebrated the philanthropic efforts of actresses Priyanka Chopra, Octavia Spencer and Michelle Pfeiffer as well as singer/songwriter Kelly Clarkson and “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins.

“Women did a lot of powerful things this week, don’t you think?” said the “Trainwreck” director on Friday, giving a shout-out to the journalists who broke the Weinstein...

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