A-list actresses bring activists to Golden Globes red carpet

08 January, 2018, 03:55 | Author: Katrina Soto
  • MeToo founder will accompany Michelle Williams on the red carpet. Credit

As Jessica Chastain, Michelle Williams and Meryl Streep gear up for Sunday's Golden Globes, this year's award show isn't about competition - it's about unity.

"I think that people are aware now of a power imbalance and it's something that leads to abuse".

Many wore black on the red carpet to stand in solidarity with the wave of women and men who spoke up about being sexually harassed in Hollywood.

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She add that "because of Tarana" she had more hope for the future.

That was the case with Meryl Streep, who arrived on the red carpet with Ai-jen Poo, executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. "We're saying women in Hollywood have an opportunity to amplify the issue and shine a light on things".

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So he had kind of the combination of the make you miss and the ability to kind of size you up and run you over". That trio alone already gives them an excellent long-term foundation for sustainable winning.

Laura Dern's date was Monica Ramirez, co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, "who wrote the lovely letter of solidarity in Time magazine", said Dern of how she connected with Ramirez, representing female farmworkers.

Amy Poehler will bring Saru Jayaraman, the president of the Restaurant Opportunities Centres United and ROC Action, which fights to improve wages and working conditions for restaurant industry workers.

And Shailene Woodley brought Calina Lawrence, a member of the Suquamish Tribe and an advocate for Native Treaty Rights, the Mni Wiconi movement and #NoLNG253 movement. King founded the Women's Sports Foundation and the Women's Tennis Association, and has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her efforts.

Sarandon's guest was organizer Rosa Clemente, founder of PR (Puerto Rico) On The Map.

Emma Stone will bring former pro tennis player and activist Billie Jean King, who she obviously portrayed in Battle of the Sexes.

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