A case against Walmart is among the first to arise from the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, meant to broaden #MeToo beyond celebrities.
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The festival has set up a harassment hotline, issued warnings and held a red-carpet rally, but it is also being criticized for a dearth of female filmmakers.
First there were reports of a secret marriage to a teenager. Then there were lawsuits, an indictment and a high-profile court case. Now there’s #MeToo.
The organization has thrown its support behind the grass-roots protest campaign #MuteRKelly, putting new pressure on the once-untouchable star.
Men won a vast majority of Oscars, but the night will go down as one in which women made it clear they would be doing and saying what they wanted.
The internet was in a tizzy over reports that Jimmy Kimmel, host of the Oscars, would not discuss the #MeToo movement. “It’ll be a part of the show,” Mr. Kimmel said.
“The Oscars should be a spectacle,” one of the show’s lead producers said, a sign that the industrywide reckoning over sexual harassment may not take center stage during the March 4 telecast.
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested.
There was much ado about white roses, but it was another show of style solidarity that mattered most, and therein lies a lesson.
This awards season, the conversation in Hollywood has been about #MeToo and #TimesUp. But the music business has been relatively quiet.