Blake Lively scolds reporter at Variety's Power of Women lunch: 'Would you ask a man that?'

Blake Lively's patience is wearing thin these days.

The former "Gossip Girl" star, 29, scolded a reporter at the Variety's Power of Women lunch in New York City on Friday for asking about her emerald green jumpsuit.

"Are we really doing this? Would you ask a man that?' Blake told the reporter, according to USA Today digital editor Maeve McDermott.

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Blake Lively attends Variety's Power of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Blake Lively attends Variety's Power of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Blake Lively attends Variety's Power of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Honoree Tina Knowles Larson attends Variety's Power of Women New York luncheon at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Honoree Audra McDonald attends Variety's Power of Women New York luncheon at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Author and TV host Janet Mock attends Variety's Power of Women New York luncheon at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Salma Hayek attends Variety's Power of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Caroline Hirsch attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Don Lemon attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Katie Lee attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Chelsea Clinton attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Gayle King attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Jessica Chastain attends Variety's Power of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Actress Danielle Brooks attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Grtechen Carlson attends Variety's Power of Women New York luncheon at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Ashley Graham attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Actress Margo Martindale attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Lena Dunham attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Bonnie Fuller of HollywoodLife.com attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York at Cipriani Midtown on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
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She was overheard telling the unidentified journalist to "become more aware, and that we change, and that we build women up. So, you can ask me another question."

The latter part of the heated exchange was captured on video. Watch below:

Ouch! To the poor reporter's defense, Lively looked absolutely gorgeous in the bright ensemble, but it was clear the star wanted to talk about something else other than what she was wearing.

The Power of Women honoree recently gave an interview with Variety that touched on the topic of gender disparity in Hollywood.

"It's hard to complain when there are women who are being sex trafficked, women being treated as objects and product," Lively told the magazine. "Yes, it's important to have that conversation, because equality is equality."

The star revealed she feels "fortunate" but "it's still to far from what it should be for women in 2017."

Lively has also been vocal about her philanthropic endeavors. The mother-of-two is currently working with Child Rescue Coalition to crack down on child pornography.

Friday's event honored six women changing the game -- and there's no doubt Lively's award is very well-deserved. Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton, Gayle King, Audra McDonald and Viacom vice chairwoman Shari Redstone also received the prestigious award.

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Blake Lively attends the 'Deadpool' fan event at AMC Empire Theatre on February 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Blake Lively attends the Michael Kors show during Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Blake Lively is seen on February 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gardiner Anderson/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 18: Actress Blake Lively is seen walking Soho on February 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
EW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 18: Blake Lively seen leaving her New York Hotel on February 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Team/GC Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively arrive for the State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Trudeau and Mrs. Sophie Trudeau of Canada at the White House March 10, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Blake Lively attends 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
US actress Blake Lively poses on May 11, 2016 during a photocall for the film 'Cafe Society' ahead of the opening of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 11: Blake Lively arrives at the Opening Gala Dinner during The 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 11, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 11: Blake Lively attends the screening of 'Cafe Society' at the opening gala of the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 11, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 12: Blake Lively attends the Amazon Studios 'Cafe Society' press luncheon during the 69th annual Cannes film festival on May 12, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for BCG)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 12: Blake Lively attends a Vanity Fair dinner at the Tetou restaurant during the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 12, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 13: Actress Blake Lively attends the 'The Shallows' photocall at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 13, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 13: Blake Lively seen at Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez during the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 13: Blake Lively attends the 'Slack Bay (Ma Loute)' premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 13, 2016 in Cannes, . (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: Blake Lively attends 'The BFG (Le Bon Gros Geant - Le BGG)' premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 14, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Blake Lively is seen heading to her Manhattan hotel on June 20, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Pregnant Blake Lively steps out in a bright blue off-the-shoulder key whole dress on June 20, 2016 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Blake Lively is seen on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Team GT/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Actress Blake Lively is seen walking into 'The Today Show' on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: Actress Blake Lively is seen on the streets of Manhattan on June 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: Blake Lively seen on the streets of Manhattan on June 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: Actress Blake Lively attends 'The Shallows' World Premiere on June 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: Actress Blake Lively attends the 'The Shallows' world premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on June 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: Blake Lively is seen on June 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Team GT/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Blake Lively seen on the streets of Manhattan on June 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 12: Blake Lively seen on the streets of Manhattan on July 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 12: Blake Lively seen on the streets of Manhattan on July 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: Blake Lively seen on the streets of Manhattan on July 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: Actress Blake Lively is seen walking in Soho on July 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21: Blake Lively attends the Target launch of Cat and Jack at Brooklyn Bridge Park on July 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Actress Blake Lively attends the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Celebration 2016 Arrivals on November 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for L'Oreal)
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