Blake Lively's People's Choice Award Acceptance Speech Was Perfection

Blake Lively is definitely up there in our list of most awesome people on the planet, and when combined with Ryan Reynolds, they become the ultimate pair. We've already squealed over the moment Ryan knew she was the one, fawned over their adorable little family on the red carpet and heard Ryan's advice for new dads - there isn't a darn thing this couple could do wrong.

During last night's People's Choice Awards, Blake took a moment to give credit to women everywhere while accepting the award for Favourite Dramatic Actress for her role in shark thriller The Shallows, which she was lovely enough to chat to us about (below).

Wearing a beautiful short shimmery dress, she firstly thanked her mum.

Thank you. This is more than I ever could have dreamed of or hoped for.
My mom, she always taught me as a kid that you can't ever let anyone limit you. Don't ever let anyone tell you there's something you can't do. It was pretty cool. Thanks mom!

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She then went on to speak about her greatest inspiration - The Spice Girls. Blake girl, you just won our hearts all over again.

I was always an ambitious kid, I set a goal for myself as a kid and I knew that if I could accomplish this that I would be successful and I would be happy, and that was to meet the Spice Girls. Still haven't accomplished it, it was very ambitious.
What was so neat about them was that they're all do distinctly different, and they were women, and they owned who they were, and that was my first introduction into girl power. Watching this movie, and the women nominated in this category - when you guys voted for this, you didn't just vote for this movie or me, but you voted for girl power. So thank you. It's true. And men voted for girl power, too, and you guys are awesome for doing that.

Thank you for sending a message to Hollywood that people want to hear stories about women. We want to hear your stories. Whether it's social media, your iPhone - whatever, tell your stories, now more than ever. You need to be heard, you are valuable, and no one can limit you!

So much yes! And finally, she took a moment to thank her husband, and hilariously bat away a girl in the crowd who obviously wanted a piece of him. You can watch the funny moment below.

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And Thank you to my husband. He is everything to me. You can't have him he's mine!

Blake gave birth to her second daughter Ines in September.

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