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Watch Cate Blanchett Shut Down Journalist After Inane Cat Question (VIDEO)

03/25/2015 04:55 EDT | Updated 03/26/2015 05:59 EDT

Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett has never been one to shy away from standing her ground.

From hilarious award speeches to sassy remarks on the red carpet, Blanchett makes even the most mundane entertainment event amusing.

So on a recent "Cinderella" press junket (Blanchett plays the evil stepmother to the titular Cinderella), the actress lashed out at journalist Jonathan Hyla for a ridiculous question about the cat in the movie.

After the interview gets off to a rocky start with Hyla joking that he should have brought beer to the junket, Blanchett said to him, "I do not drink beers," and tries to steer the interview back to "Cinderella" and says "Let's start over."

It's a fitting response after an awards season that saw the promotion of #AskHerMore, an initiative that took a stand against the dumb questions being asked of actresses on red carpets.

(Watch the rest of the very short train-wreck interview, above.)

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