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Chloe Sevigny Blasts Polygamous Sects With Golden Globe Win

January 21, 2010, 9:36 am GMT

The actress hopes that her 2010 Golden Globe win through her role in TV series 'Big Love' will shed light on polygamous religious sects.

Chloe Sevigny

Chloe Sevigny hopes her "Big Love" Golden Globe win will help to shed light on polygamous religious sects and the damages they can cause. The actress plays a member of a fictional Mormon family in the show, a role which earned her a Best Actress award at Sunday's, January 17 ceremony.

Speaking out after her win, Sevigny slammed sects like those depicted in the show. She told Daily Variety, "These women are kept extremely repressed. They should be helped. They don't even know who the president of the United States is."

In the TV series, 35-year-old Chloe Sevigny tackles the role of Nicolette Grant. Joining her in the cast ensemble, are Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ginnifer Goodwin and Harry Dean Stanton.

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