Released: December 29, 2017 11:22 am
Male actors will join their feminine counterparts by putting on black at the Golden Globes Awards to protest in opposition to gender inequality and sexual harassment in Hollywood.
Several women A-listers this sort of as Meryl Streep and Emma Stone are setting up to have on black robes at the annual ceremony as a mark of protest, and now male actors have also joined the record, like Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star Dwayne Johnson.
Johnson verified that he strategies to join the silent protest by putting on all-black in reply to his stylist Ilaria Urbinati’s Instagram publish.
Urbinati, whose shoppers consist of Rami Malek, Donald Glover, Chris Evans, Bradley Cooper and Tom Hiddleston, had previously posted, “Because everyone retains asking me… Certainly, the males will be standing in solidarity with women on this putting on-all-black motion to protest in opposition to gender inequality at this year’s Golden Globes.”
“At least all my men will be. Safe to say this may not be the proper time to opt for to be the odd gentleman out right here,” she mentioned.
Johnson commented on Urbinati’s publish with a very simple “Yes, we will”. The Golden Globes Awards will be hosted by Tv presenter Seth Meyers future month, and the host has also created it distinct that he will not be shying absent from the sexual harassment concern.
“I’m Seth Meyers and I’m internet hosting this year’s Golden Globes… and we’ve got a great deal to converse about,” Meyer’s mentioned in the promo for the awards.
The nominations for 75th Golden Globes were announced on December 11, and the ceremony will get position on January 7, 2018.
Hollywood has been rocked by a sequence of sexual harassment scandals that commenced with a newspaper expose on Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual abuse.
Several potent women this sort of as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lupita Nyong’o, Salma Hayek and other folks arrived forward with their have Weinstein tales. It has also led to the tumble of top artistes like Kevin Spacey, James Toback, Brett Ratner and Jeremy Piven amid other folks.