International Women's Day 2017: How TV's Top Female Stars Celebrated

Morgan Murrell
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Former Nashville star Connie Britton posted this selfie on Instagram to celebrate International Women's Day.

On Wednesday, people around the world celebrated International Women's Day by acknowledging the strength, resilience and magic living inside women of all ages, races and religions. From the countless contributions females have made to society throughout the years to the continuous fight for equal rights, women have proven to be an unstoppable force!

Some of television's favorite leading ladies shared beautiful messages of solidarity and why they're thankful to not only be a phenomenal woman, but to also know phenomenal women.

See which bad-ass celebrities wore red to show their support for the holiday, and who wrote powerful messages to their fans, below:

Ellen DeGeneres of The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Kerry Washington of Scandal

Connie Britton of Nashville

Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern of Big Little Lies


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Tracee Ellis Ross and Yara Shahidi of Black-ish
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Taraji P. Henson of Empire
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Jaimie Alexander of Blindspot

‪Wearing red in support of #DayWithoutaWoman. Let's make our voices heard today and every day. #InternationalWomensDay

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Kendall Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner of Keeping Up with the Kardashians

#InternationalWomensDay @wmag

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Issa Rae of Insecure

Viola Davis of How to Get Away with Murder

Jurnee Smollett-Bell of Underground
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Diane Guerrero, Uzo Aduba and Yael Stone of Orange is the New Black

Hilary Duff of Younger
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Zendaya of K.C. Undercover

Self explanatory... #internationalwomensday

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Claire Holt of The Originals

Kristen Bell of The Good Place

Camila Mendes of Riverdale

Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project

Happy #InternationalWomensDay! Tag a strong woman you admire #BeBoldForChange

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