Golden Globes: 5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show (Photos)
#MeToo creator Tarana Burke walked the carpet with Michelle Williams, tennis legend Billie Jean King arrived with Emma Stone
Sean Burch | Last Updated: January 7, 2018 @ 5:19 PM
With the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement in full effect on the red carpet, several of Hollywood's most powerful women showed up to the 75th Golden Globes with important activists by their side. Actresses Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, and Laura Dern -- among others -- used their arrival to shine a light on the changing post-Weinstein culture. From #MeToo creator Tarana Burke to activist Monica Ramirez, check out who the stars brought along to the show.
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Michelle Williams showed up with #MeToo movement founder and civil rights activist Tarana Burke -- who is also the senior director of the nonprofit Girls for Gender Equity.
Laura Dern brought Monica Ramirez (not pictured), Deputy Director for the Labor Counsel for Latin American Advancement. Dern said Ramirez's letter, sent on behalf of 700,000 female farmworkers post-Harvey Weinstein scandal, was "extraordinary," and that she had to bring her along. “It’s time for us to make a difference, and everyone can make a difference and reach out and learn more at TimesUpNow.com," added Dern.
Meryl Streep posed alongside Ai-jen Poo, an American activist and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. "The Post" star said, "People are aware now of a power imbalance."
Amy Poehler posed with Saru Jayaraman, workplace justice advocate for restaurant workers.
Emma Stone brought tennis legend and gender-equality trailblazer Billie Jean King. King said it was "one of the highlights" of her life to attend on such an important night.