On Jan. 1, the National Women's Law Center announced the creation of the Time's Up Movement, a legal defense fund to raise money for women and men to fight sexual harassment. "It's a solidarity statement", said "The Crown" actress Claire Foy.
Seth Meyers's opening monologue was nearly entirely about the Me Too moment, from noting that it was kind of weird for a man to host the awards this year to joking that Weinstein will be back at the Globes "in 20 years, when he becomes the first person ever booed during the In Memoriam".
And actor and Me Too supporter Alyssa Milano also replied saying: "Great! That's not what this moment is about".
Thelma & Louise icons Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis will also reunite and take the stage together as presenters, and Simone Johnson, the daughter of film star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, is to serve as Golden Globe Ambassador for the gala. "I don't think she had any intention (of declaring)". Time's up on the imbalance of power.
"It is one of many factors leading women to a safer place due to their status in the acting world".
Golden Globes 2018 Red Carpet saw a revolution with all of the invitees wearing Black on the red carpet.
Laura Dern, who won Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limit Series or TV Movie for her role in "Big Little Lies", posted a picture from the TIMES UP account entitled, "Why I Wear Black Today", with the caption, "Because #timesup!"More news: Angela Merkel's party, others strike coalition deal
A fiery and impassioned speech by Oprah Winfrey at Sunday night's Golden Globes Awards has set the Internet abuzz with speculation and perhaps wishful thinking: Oprah for president in 2020? Every black person in America will vote for her. "I also know that after years of watching "The Oprah (Winfrey) Show" you always have the right to change your mind".
"How can any politician attack Oprah, a feminine icon, human rights hero, civil rights champion and beloved human being?" he wrote in The Hill.
Winfrey's speech touched on some potent political themes, including her humble roots.
"I'm very proud to stand in the room with people who speak out against gender inequality, sexual harassment, and the pettiness that has poisoned our politics", she said. You are so courageous and hopefully, shows like this, more will be made, so people out there who are feeling silenced by harassment, discrimination, abuse... time is up. We are all just trying to live. "We are the stories in print and we are writing the stories ourselves".
It was entirely in line with an evening that balanced the completely expected with a few moments that were refreshingly unpredictable, starting with the symbolic sartorial blackout for the Globes red carpet and ending with Natalie Portman's sucker punch to the nards in the wake of Winfrey's speech. "Some feel women should celebrate their newfound power, strong voices and the future by wearing a wide variety of brighter shades", the source said.
When it came time to step onto the red carpet, the color of choice was predominantly black. She likened the pride she felt watching Poitier, the first black man to win the best best actor Oscar, to the impact she hoped she could have on young women.