Golden Globes winner Regina King vows to hire 50 percent women for her projects, urges others to follow

PHOTO: Regina King from "If Beale Street Could Talk" accepts the best actress in a supporting role in any motion picture award onstage during the 76th annual Golden Globe awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Jan. 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif.PlayNBCUniversal via Getty Images
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Golden Globes winner Regina King said she would hire more women for projects she produces in the next two years and challenged leaders in Hollywood and other industries to follow her lead.

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"Times up times two," King said as she won for best movie performance by an actress in a supporting role for "If Beale Street Could Talk."

"We understand that our microphones are big and we're speaking for everyone," King told her fellow filmmakers in her acceptance speech.

"I'm going to use my platform right now to say everything I produce is 50 percent women," she said. "And I just challenge anyone out there ... anyone in a position of power, to do the same."