29 Aug '11, 3pm

Amid Oscars Criticism, Anne Hathaway Took Charity Trip to Africa

Amid Oscars Criticism, Anne Hathaway Took Charity Trip to Africa

So, we all heard the not-so-great reviews (okay, scathing criticism) of last year’s Academy Awards hosted by Anne Hathaway and James Franco . Franco responded by skipping out on his own after-show party, but Hathaway took it a step farther. She went to Africa on a mission for charity to get away from all of the Oscars talk. According to ContactMusic , the trip opened the actress’ eyes to what is really important and she says it was “the best thing she could have done” at the time. “Almost immediately afterwards, I went to Africa for the first time with an initiative that I work with called The Girl Effect, and I just realised that all these feelings that I was having, maybe even the negative ones, were a privilege to be had, and that good, bad, middling, whatever the Oscars were… I mean, I met a woman on this trip who got married at the age of five.” The Girl Effect is a m...

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