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Salma Hayek On Being Inspired By Women

Actress Selma Hayek appeared on AOL's BUILD series Thursday at AOL headquarters in New York.

The actress talked about her latest project, "The Prophet," an animated film released Friday, adapted from Kahlil Gibran's book of the same name.

Published in 1923, "The Prophet" has been a revered source of inspiration for millions of readers worldwide. The animated film was created by six world-class illustrators and produced by Hayek, who also voices Kamila in the film.

During her discussion, Hayek talked about women in Hollywood and addressed who inspires her most.

"A lot of my greatest inspirations come from the everyday women who I have to work with who are so courageous," Hayek said on the topic.

Watch more of the conversation in the video above.

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