Jennifer Lawrence and
Patricia Arquette attended the discussion on the pay parity for women, which was held in the Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party. As there were 51 women nominees in the Oscar, the party was held, to honor them.
Cathy Schulman, the Women in Film President, invited “
Straight Outta Compton” screenwriter
Andrea Berloff, Patricia and Jennifer to discuss the pay scale. Patricia accepted the invitation and took on the stage, to discuss the gender pay difference. The 47 years old actress is popular for her speech at the 2015 Oscars. While speaking about the pay for women artists, she said, "Pay inequality affects women so drastically in America". She said this is happening not only in the film industry but also in other businesses. Jennifer Lawrence said, "This is the second night in a row this has happened to me". The day before the discussion, she was with Patricia for discussing Dinner For Equality. At the discussion, equal pay for women was insisted. The party was attended by
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Maria Bello, Emma Donoghue,
Phyllis Nagy and