Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night compared herself favorably to comic and movie heroine Wonder Woman during a video appearance at a glitzy Beverly Hills awards show.
Clinton appeared in a 95-second video on behalf of actress Elizabeth Banks, a friend and supporter of Clinton who was being honored at the Women in Film Los Angeles' Crystal + Lucy Awards. Banks was set to receive the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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"On and off the screen, your commitment to lifting up women directors, producers, writers, composers, and executives has made such a difference," Clinton said of Banks.
Clinton also name dropped the recently released movie Wonder Woman, which has garnered praise for its positive depiction of a female lead.
"Now I haven't seen Wonder Woman yet, but I'm going to!" Clinton said in her message. "In part because it's directed by the fabulous Patty Jenkins."
"But something tells me that a movie about a strong, powerful woman fighting to save the world from a massive international disaster is right up my alley," the two-time failed presidential candidate added, comparing her battle against Donald Trump to the Wonder Woman character.
Watch Clinton's full remarks below.
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