Women Outraged At Men For Ignoring The ‘Me Too’ Movement At The Golden Globes

Jena Greene | Reporter

Many women — both inside Hollywood and across the country — are unsatisfied with the effort men put in to help raise awareness for sexual harassment at Sunday night’s Golden Globes Awards.

Prominent actresses publicly vowed to wear black in support of sexual harassment victims, and some wore pins with the phrase “Time’s Up” to protest sexual misconduct.

But not everybody was pleased with the exhibition last night. Angry viewers voiced their complaints on Twitter. And — surprise — most of their frustrations were directed at one gender.

Some users were quick to point out that not every single male in attendance Sunday night ignored “Me Too.”

Last night’s host Seth Meyers was likely under the most pressure to mention Hollywood’s issue with sexual harassment. He did mention the issue several times, even joking that “there’s a new era underway — and I can tell because it’s been years since a white man was this nervous in Hollywood.”

“This Is Us” actor Sterling K. Brown was praised for bringing awareness to discrimination against black people in Hollywood when he thanked his producer for writing a black man into the drama. “And so what I appreciate so much about this thing is that I am being seen for who I am and being appreciated for who I am. And that makes it that much more difficult to dismiss me, or dismiss anybody who looks like me,” he said. His speech was hailed as being “#MeToo-adjacent,” and “#MeTooToo.”

But others were quick to point out the hypocrisy of asking men to legitimize the “Me Too” movement.

The Golden Globes aftermath makes it even more unclear exactly what the “Me Too” protestors wanted to accomplish. Last night’s perceived male silence will almost undoubtedly add more fuel to the patriarchal protesting fire.

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