The focus at this year’s Golden Globes was not on the awards themselves – but on the very powerful public debut of the Time’s Up movement, an anti-sexual harassment initiative spearheaded by some of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest female stars.
But it wasn’t just the ladies making a stand at the 75th annual award ceremony – many of whom did so by wearing all-black ensembles – their male peers also did their bit to show support for the movement by proudly opting not to wear traditional white tuxedo shirt in favor of donning totally-black suits.
Justin Timberlake, Ewan McGregor, and William H. Macy were just some of the leading male stars who took to the red carpet at Sunday night’s awards ceremony wearing all black – with all three men also adding Time’s Up pins to their suit jackets in an added show of support.
Meyers, in his first time hosting the Globes, started his monologue by saying, ‘Good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen!’
‘It’s 2018: Marijuana is legal and sexual harassment finally isn’t,’ he added.
Oprah Winfrey, who is also an actress and businesswoman, received a lengthy standing ovation as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday’s Globes ceremony, as she l said she was honoured to be the first black woman to receive the accolade.
The 63-year-old, left most of the audience in tears, as she began her speech speaking about the feelings she had as a young girl watching Sidney Poitier win the best actor Academy Award in 1964.
‘It is not lost on me that, at this moment, there is some little girl watching as I become the first black woman to be given the same award,’ Oprah said. ‘It is an honour and it is a privilege to share the evening with all of them.’
‘I want all the girls watching here to know that a new day is on the horizon. When that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say ‘Me too’ again.’
Winfrey’s speech was widely praised with some calling ‘it one of the greatest American speeches’ as others urged her to make a run for President in 2020.
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