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Actress Danes gets Hasty Pudding

Claire Danes at Hasty Pudding ceremony
Image caption Danes had to complete a series of tasks before receiving her Hasty Pudding

Actress Claire Danes has been awarded this year's Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year prize, in a colourful ceremony at Harvard University.

The Romeo and Juliet star paraded through Cambridge, Massachusetts, alongside students dressed in drag.

She then took part in a recital of a mock Shakespearean version of the Vagina Monologues and a dance-off with an actor dressed as a computer.

"I feel proud," the Homeland actress said. "And debased."

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