Working Mother gave People Magazine "exclusive access" to their list of the 50 Most Powerful Moms of the year. It's a surprising list of powerful mothers, and the world was shocked. Besides the women whose motherhood has been plastered into every dark corner of the Internet (Hi Beyonce, the world's been watching Blue Ivy's every breath), there are other powerful women conducting their mom-ness on the sly.

This one you knew.

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Not only did People claim to have the exclusive information on WM's list of 50 Most Powerful Mothers—that was apparently published a few days ago (what??)—but they also claimed that some of these powerful women were somehow also mothers! Women like...

Melissa McCarthy—Actor/Producer, mother of a 9-year-old and a 6-year-old.

Another highly professional day for me when I asked these lovely gentleman to take off their tops. #winning @pwptraining

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She's starred in five blockbuster movies in the last three years, who knew she had two kids at home?  

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