Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot and Justin Timberlake in tears after emotional speech by scholarship winner



Associated Press

It wasn't Angelina Jolie or Jennifer Lawrence who got the most rousing applause at the Hollywood Reporter's annual Women in Entertainment breakfast today in Los Angeles. It was a college student named Carla Arellano.

Her education was hanging by a thread. 

Carla Arellano wouldn’t have been able to continue her studies without the prestigious scholarship.
Source: Associated Press

The Loyola Marymount University student received a standing ovation and brought a room of Hollywood heavyweights to tears as she accepted a full-ride scholarship from "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot. Arellano's emotional acceptance speech made Gadot and fellow presenter Justin Timberlake teary eyed.

The 26th annual breakfast celebrating the trade publication's Power 100 ranking of women in the entertainment business included presentations of $1 million in college scholarships to girls from underrepresented communities in Los Angeles.

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