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something to balance out all the glitz and glam of the golden globes? a little shade.        






golden globes 2018: stars wearing black on the red carpet


the red carpet at the 75th golden globes has been dominated by one colour - black. actresses are wearing black gowns in support of the time's up movement, standing in solidarity with victims of sexual assault and harassment.many men are wearing time's up pin badges or wearing all black.image copyrightgetty imagesoutlander star caitriona balfe, will and grace's debra messing and the handmaid's tale's yvonne strahovski are among the many wearing all black. image copyrightepa/gettysome chose to wear a splash of colour - including singer kelly clarkson, singer turned actress mandy moore and get out actress allison williams. image copyrightreuters/pa/gettymany celebrities are sporting lapel pins and badges in favour of time's up and 50:50, campaigns intent on fighting sexual harassment and gend






golden globes 2018 red carpet photos


by newsday.com staffupdated january 7, 2018 6:56 pm print see commentsshare share tweet share emailsee the stars arrive for the 75th annual golden globe awards, airing live on nbc from the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, calif., on sunday, jan. 7, 2018.mario lopezphoto credit: getty images/frederick m. brownmario lopez walks the golden globes red carpet.nancy o'dellphoto credit: getty images/frazer harrisontv personality nancy o'dell arrives at the golden globes. renee barghphoto credit: getty images/frazer harrisontv personality renee bargh attends the golden globes.allison williamsphoto credit: getty images/frazer harrisonallison williams attends the 75th annual golden globe awards."today" show hostsphoto credit: getty images/frederick m. brownal roker, sheinelle jones, natalie mo






golden globes roll out red carpet under cloud of sex scandals


the golden globes red carpet has been dyed black by streams of actresses, actors and activists outfitted in a color-coordinated statement against sexual harassment and gender inequality in hollywood.arrivals were streaming into an atypically tumultuous 75th golden globe awards on sunday night at the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, california. many female stars arrived with activist guests — michelle williams with "me too" founder tarana burke, meryl streep and domestic workers advocate ai-jen poo, laura dern and farmworker advocate monica ramirez — as part of the larger effort to keep the globes spotlight trained on the sexual harassment and assault scandals that have roiled hollywood and other industries."we feel sort of emboldened in this particular moment to stand together in a t






reports: actresses to wear black on globes red carpet to protest gender inequali


the golden globes’ red carpet might reflect a somber year of career-ending sexual harassment allegations. that is, if most actresses resolve to don black formal wear in protest of gender inequality, as several thursday reports have indicated. according to us weekly and the hollywood reporter, women, including nominees and presenters, are planning to wear the dark shade to the jan. 7 ceremony. the move is meant to acknowledge the wave of misconduct allegations that made landfall when the harvey weinstein misconduct scandal broke in october.this, just a day after the screen actors guild announced that the presenters at its respective sag awards will all be women. the prominent show of solidarity was originally planned among a small group of actresses, but as word spread through the industry,






debra messing regrets going on megyn kelly’s new show


new york (ap) — “will & grace” star debra messing says she regrets her appearance on megyn kelly’s new nbc daytime show.messing made her comments while responding to an instagram follower who asked why the actress, an outspoken democrat, would appear on “megyn kelly today.” kelly joined nbc from the right-leaning fox news earlier this year.messing replied that she was only told it was a “today” show appearance and didn’t know kelly was hosting. she added: “regret going on. dismayed by her comments.”kelly received backlash online after bringing a “will & grace” fan on during a monday segment with the sitcom’s cast and asking him if he was inspired to become gay and a lawyer because of eric mccormack’s character, a gay attorney.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.kelly






watch the 2018 golden globes nominations with us


how can you catch the 2018 golden globe nominations?beginning at 5:15 a.m. pst, the first round of announcements will be streamed live on the goldenglobes.com website and via facebook live on the official golden globes facebook page.and then, at 5:38 a.m. pst, nbc's "today" will join in to broadcast the second round of nominations including marquee categories such as best picture.actors alfre woodard, garrett hedlund, kristen bell, and sharon stone are to announce the nominees. the 2018 golden globes ceremony is set for jan. 7, to be hosted by seth meyers and broadcast by nbc.stay tuned to the los angeles times golden globes nominations live blog throughout the day for updates, analysis and interviews, beginning with the nominations announcement. 






glaad to honor debra messing at annual awards ceremony


new york — debra messing will be honored may 6 at the glaad media awards as a champion against discrimination.the media lgbtq advocacy organization announced monday it will give the "will & grace" actress the excellence in media award at its 28th annual ceremony, to be hosted by ross mathews. previous winners include robert de niro, russell simmons, glenn close and diane sawyer.messing, a longtime ally to the lgbtq community, won an emmy in 2003 for her "will & grace" character grace adler. the nbc show was instrumental in changing hearts and minds of countless americans as among the first on prime-time network television to feature out gay lead characters.it ran for eight seasons and will soon return to nbc.






these eight actresses are bringing gender and racial justice activists as guests


while a number of stars at sunday night's golden globes are expected to walk the red carpet dressed in black in solidarity with victims of sexual harassment, eight actresses have decided to take their protest a step further.michelle williams, emma watson, susan sarandon, meryl streep, laura dern, shailene woodley, amy poehler and emma stone will each be attending the awards with an advocate or activist for gender and racial justice, according to a press release."our goal in attending the golden globes is to shift the focus back to survivors and on systemic, lasting solutions," reads a joint statement from the advocates, who have pledged their support to time’s up — a newly formed female coalition of actresses, agents, lawyers and others who came up with the all-black plan."this moment in t






'golden globes 75th anniversary special'


tv picks for wednesday, dec. 13watch this:“riverdale” (8 p.m., the cw): after snooping around for christmas gifts, veronica uncovers a big secret hiram has been keeping from her. fallout from jughead’s encounter with penny peabody (guest star brit morgan) creates tension between him and fp.  meanwhile, cheryl takes matters into her own hands after penelope (guest star nathalie boltt) says they can’t afford christmas. finally, betty and archie’s vow to take down the black hood leads to a dangerous showdown.“the librarians” (8 p.m., tnt): as season 4 of the fantasy-adventure series begins, a secret sect of the vatican church unearths an ancient map detailing the locations of the four cornerstones of the library of alexandria (the original library). now, it’s up to flynn and the librarians—wi






'handmaid's tale,' kidman take early golden globes awards


with a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement against sexual harassment and gender inequality, the golden globes confronted the post-harvey weinstein era with a ceremony at turns protest rally and party, atonement and celebration."good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen," opened host seth meyers at the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, california.meyers, in his first time hosting the globes, dove straight into material about the sex scandals that have roiled the industry and the "elephant not in the room," harvey weinstein. in punchlines on weinstein, kevin spacey and hollywood's deeper gender biases, meyers scored laughs and maybe a sense of release."for the male nominees in the room tonight, this is the first time in three months it won't be






ricky gervais' golden globes advice for seth meyers: treat hollywood with the re


four-time golden globes host ricky gervais tweeted a simple message of advice sunday for this year’s globes host seth meyers: “have an absolute blast tonight at the #goldenglobes and please treat the industry with the respect it deserves.”to demonstrate for meyers the kind of respect he means, gervais added a clip from his own hosting turn in which he told the star-studded audience: “shut up! you disgusting pill-popping, sexual deviant scum.”also: how seth meyers and his writers are preparing for the golden globesgolden globes roll out the red carpet, and seth meyers is ready to host in a year of change






bye-bye, miss golden globe. hello, golden globe ambassador


if you’re looking for miss golden globe this year, you won’t find her. the golden globe ambassador has replaced her. simone garcia johnson, daughter of actor dwayne johnson, is the latest hollywood scion to step up for globes service, following in the footsteps of sylvester stallone’s three daughters last year and dozens of celebrities’ daughters and sons dating back to the 1960s. (there have been mr. golden globes too.)the difference: in prior years, the honor mostly involved getting statues and winners off the stage during the telecast. moving forward, it’s been expanded to "embody the hfpa’s philanthropic efforts year round,” according to meher tatna, president of the hollywood foreign press assn.the hfpa, which presents the globes, plans to distribute $2.8 million this year in charitab






meryl streep on the golden globes blackout: 'we're standing up together'


meryl streep walked the golden globes red carpet with activist ai-jen poo, highlighting the time’s up campaign to fight sexual harassment. “we're showing solidarity across a lot of different lines,” streep said. “we're standing up together.”






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blake lively arrives at the 74th golden globe awards on jan. 8. (jay l. clendenin / los angeles times) the golden globes’ red carpet might reflect a somber year of career-ending sexual harassment allegations. that is, if most actresses resolve to don black formal wear in protest of gender inequality, as several thursday reports have indicated. according to us weekly and the hollywood reporter, women, including nominees and presenters, are planning to wear the dark shade to the jan. 7 ceremony. the move is meant to acknowledge the wave of misconduct allegations that made landfall when the harvey weinstein misconduct scandal broke in october.this, just a day after the screen actors guild announced that the presenters at its respective sag awards will all be women. 






reverse-'handmaiding' and other reasons why this year's golden globes black-dres


even though the first footfalls on this year’s golden globes red carpet won’t take place until tomorrow, we’re just going to go ahead and get the whole trend-spotting thing out of the way: the vast majority of the women in attendance will be wearing black dresses. the men, most of whom would usually pair a white shirt with their black tuxedos, will favor dark ones to create a tone-on-tone formalwear look. the on-trend lapel accessory of the season will be a time’s up pin.inevitably, a few — but only a few — fashion mavericks will be enthusiastically oppositional by dressing in bright, focus-pulling colors. exposed skin — plunging necklines and daring leg slits — will be at a minimum and red-carpet talking points will be at a maximum. and no one will end up on the evening’s “worst-dressed l






famous congo doctor calls gender inequality a disgrace


johannesburg — a congolese doctor who has been nominated several times for the nobel peace prize for his work treating victims of sexual violence says gender inequality is a disgrace to society.denis mukwege spoke thursday at an international assembly of the lutheran church in namibia.the gynecologist says churches must speak out against sexual abuse, and he condemns what he calls the "inhumanity" that some men show toward women.the doctor has treated thousands of women in congo, many of whom were victims of gang rape. armed men tried to kill him in 2012, forcing him to temporarily leave the country.delegates at the religious assembly in the namibian capital gave mukwege a standing ovation.






golden globes 2018: hollywood's rowdiest awards show gets serious


the industry recast its glitzy kickoff of awards season to take a stand on gender equality and sexual harassment.        






debra messing's direct appeal to ivanka trump and 5 other zingers from her glaad


actress debra messing rallied the lgbt community to take on president trump and flood the congressional switchboard with complaints about the administration's treatment of women and the gay community. the "smash" and "will & grace" alum, who was the recipient of the excellence in media award at the 28th glaad awards on saturday, clapped back by delivering a caustic acceptance speech that took aim at vice president mike pence and ivanka trump for their complicity in the administration's discriminatory tactics."we have a lot to do, but i'm not going to stop -- i mean, i can't now that you've given me an award -- because at the end of the day it's our responsibility to look out for one another," messing said. "it's the american way. so we rise. and together with grit and hope, we will celebra






today in entertainment: harry styles walks on water in new video; debra messing


actress debra messing rallied the lgbt community to take on president trump and flood the congressional switchboard with complaints about the administration's treatment of women and the gay community. the "smash" and "will & grace" alum, who was the recipient of the excellence in media award at the 28th glaad awards on saturday, clapped back by delivering a caustic acceptance speech that took aim at vice president mike pence and ivanka trump for their complicity in the administration's discriminatory tactics."we have a lot to do, but i'm not going to stop -- i mean, i can't now that you've given me an award -- because at the end of the day it's our responsibility to look out for one another," messing said. "it's the american way. so we rise. and together with grit and hope, we will celebra






golden globes to roll out red carpet under cloud of sex scandals


the golden globes, once the stomping grounds of harvey weinstein, will belong to someone else this year.the 75th golden globe awards, which nbc will broadcast live from the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, california, at 8 p.m. eastern, is considered wide open, with contenders including guillermo del toro's "the shape of water," steven spielberg's "the post" and martin mcdonagh's "three billboards outside ebbing, missouri."but whoever takes home awards sunday, the spotlight is unlikely to stray far from the sexual harassment scandals that have roiled hollywood ever since an avalanche of allegations toppled weinstein. before his fall, weinstein lorded over the globes and two decades of winners.everything in hollywood's carefully choreographed awards season has been altered by the stil






caa to form legal defense fund for harassment victims


los angeles (ap) — the powerful hollywood talent agency caa is canceling its annual golden globe awards party and planning to form a legal defense fund to assist workplace harassment victims across all industries.a person with knowledge of the plans who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly said monday that the funds normally used for the globes party, which would celebrate nominated clients like meryl streep, reese witherspoon, nicole kidman and tom hanks, will be instead be redirected to establish the fund.the agency has also committed itself to establishing gender parity in its leadership by the year 2020, following the lead of icm partners.the hollywood reporter first reported the news.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4






indie focus: golden globes preview, plus 'the strange ones,' 'blame' and michael


hello! i'm mark olsen. welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of only good movies.this week’s newsletter will be coming out just hours before this year’s golden globes ceremony. the prevailing feeling in hollywood right now doesn’t quite sync up with what it typically thought of as one of the more fun (and, depending how one is feeling, frivolous) evenings of the annual awards circuit.amy kaufman explored the way in which this year’s globes will attempt to reflect the moment, beginning with a reconfiguration of the rituals of the red carpet. in a sign of support following the recent announcement of the time’s up initiative to end harassment and foster gender equality, many women are planning to wear black as a way to refocus the conversation on the bigger issues.






globes to roll out red carpet under cloud of sex scandals


the golden globes, once the stomping grounds of harvey weinstein, will belong to someone else this year.the 75th golden globe awards, which nbc will broadcast live from the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, california, at 8 p.m. eastern, is considered wide open, with contenders including guillermo del toro's "the shape of water," steven spielberg's "the post" and martin mcdonagh's "three billboards outside ebbing, missouri."but whoever takes home awards sunday, the spotlight is unlikely to stray far from the sexual harassment scandals that have roiled hollywood ever since an avalanche of allegations toppled weinstein. before his fall, weinstein lorded over the globes and two decades of winners.everything in hollywood's carefully choreographed awards season has been altered by the stil






golden globes: how did hollywood's sexual harassment scandals affect the no


christopher plummer scored a surprise nomination, while other films and shows were snubbed for globes after their leading men's harassment scandals.        






golden globes set 2018 ceremony date; no host yet


mark your calendars: the 2018 golden globe awards have set a date. the hollywood foreign press assn., dick clark productions and nbc announced wednesday that the 75th golden globes will take place on jan. 7. the party-style ceremony, which honors achievements in film and television, will again air on nbc live coast-to-coast. this year's telecast was emceed by "the tonight show" host jimmy fallon in january and honored the films "la la land" and "moonlight," rookie tv series "the crown" and "atlanta" and featured a rousing speech from cecil b. demille award recipient meryl streep. the show increased its ratings from the previous year by averaging 20 million viewers, the hfpa said in a statement, making it the second-most-watched globes ceremony in the last 10 years. no word yet on who will






veteran golden globes producer reflects on favorite moments


los angeles (ap) — “well, i don’t go back 75 years. let’s make that clear,” says veteran tv producer barry adelman.adelman may not go back to the origins of the golden globe awards, which turn 75 this year, but he has been associated with the show for almost three decades, and executive produced every ceremony since 2001.as the show marks the milestone anniversary, adelman shared some of his favorite globes memories with the associated press.___most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the first encounteradelman remembers watching the golden globes on tv in his hometown of chicago before coming out to los angeles to work in the entertainment business. but his first personal interaction with the show was actually by accident.“i remember the first year i was in california. my






false feminist clichés to hijack 2018 golden globes


if you or someone you know is planning on watching the golden globes, you’re going to hear a lot about how women are an oppressed group and more needs to be done to achieve equality in america.actresses have promised to wear black to show their solidarity in ending sexual assault and harassment in the workplace by holding men and companies accountable. they’ve promised to make the golden globes a wake-up call to a society that is still ruled by “the patriarchy.” mostly, they will be demanding equal pay for women, taxpayer-paid birth control, broad abortion access, and more women in positions of authority.in other words, the show won’t be about who has the best acting skills; it’ll be a platform to advance politicized messaging that has little to do with concern for sexual abuse victims.“we






the latest: alfred molina joins wear-black protest at globes


beverly hills, calif. — the latest on the presentation of the 75th annual golden globe awards from the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, california (all times local):2:55 p.m.alfred molina says he feels terrible for his "frida" co-star salma hayek's experiences with harvey weinstein. hayek detailed sexual harassment from weinstein during the production of "frida" in a new york times essay in december.speaking sunday on the golden globes red carpet, molina says that hayek is not one to exaggerate and is a serious, forthright woman and he was struck by her bravery. he says it's saddening and heartbreaking that she had to carry that weight for so long.sporting all black, down to his tie and his shirt, the "feud" star said that it was a very small gesture of solidarity but hoped that out






saoirse ronan on her golden globes nomination for 'lady bird' and how greta gerw


a golden globe nominee in previous years for her work in “brooklyn” and “atonement,” saoirse ronan was recognized by the hollywood foreign press assn. on monday morning for her portrayal of the title character in “lady bird.” a vivid account of a mother-daughter relationship, the film is also a contender for best picture in the musical or comedy category.below, ronan shares her secrets to having fun at awards shows as well as “lady bird” and its writer-director, greta gerwig.where are you?i’m back in ireland now -- just outside of dublin. it's 20 past four. i’m having a glass of prosecco and my dog is laying next to me. we think she’s a west highland terrier and golden retriever. she's asleep, so she doesn't seem too excited. my mam is lighting candles to set the mood.will she come to the






time to get ready for the new year and the golden globes


the golden globes are a week from sunday. i don’t know about you, but i’ll be using the long new year’s weekend to finish watching “the marvelous mrs. maisel,” “smilf" and a couple of other backlogged shows to make sure i’m caught up before the ceremony.welcome to the gold standard, the newsletter from the los angeles times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the awards season leading up to the oscars.i'm glenn whipp, the times’ awards columnist, your newsletter host and the guy who thinks new year’s eve is overrated.golden globes previewwho will win the globe for motion picture drama this year? i can honestly say that i have no idea, which i realize isn’t particularly helpful. but it is indicative of the unpredictable state of this year’s awards season. you could make a case






afi awards honor top film and tv productions ahead of globes


los angeles — the american film institute is hosting a luncheon friday to celebrate its selections of the past year's best top films and tv shows, many of which are also in contention for the golden globe awards on sunday.afi's top films of the year are "call me by your name," ''dunkirk," ''get out," ''lady bird," ''the post," ''the shape of water" and "three billboards outside ebbing, missouri" — all of which are up for best picture at the globes — along with "the big sick," ''the florida project" and "wonder woman."afi's tv picks are globes nominees "big little lies," ''the crown," ''feud: bette and joan," ''game of thrones," ''the handmaid's tale," ''master of none," ''stranger things 2" and "this is us." afi also picked "the good place" and "insecure."






afi awards honor top film and tv productions ahead of globes


los angeles (ap) — the american film institute is hosting a luncheon friday to celebrate its selections of the past year’s best top films and tv shows, many of which are also in contention for the golden globe awards on sunday.afi’s top films of the year are “call me by your name,” ”dunkirk,” ”get out,” ”lady bird,” ”the post,” ”the shape of water” and “three billboards outside ebbing, missouri” — all of which are up for best picture at the globes — along with “the big sick,” ”the florida project” and “wonder woman.”afi’s tv picks are globes nominees “big little lies,” ”the crown,” ”feud: bette and joan,” ”game of thrones,” ”the handmaid’s tale,” ”master of none,” ”stranger things 2″ and “this is us.” afi also picked “the good place” and “insecure.”






golden globes 2018: minute-by-minute updates from the awards


the 75th golden globe awards with host seth meyers honors 2017’s best in movies and tv.        






what golden globe nominees and olympians said at gold meets golden about the tim


“hi everybody,” jessica chastain whispered, as she made her way inside the “gold meets golden” brunch, billed as a “hollywood send-off” for those competing in the upcoming pyeongchang winter games. the golden globes nominee let her ralph lauren-designed skirt with the thigh-high slit do the talking for her as she skipped speaking with press on the red carpet.once inside, chastain mingled with soccer star alex morgan. elsewhere, nicole kidman found a friend in snowboarder amy purdy; james franco hugged it out with gold medalist laurie hernandez; and hugh jackman tried summer sanders’ gold medal on for size.the event paralympic champion tatyana mcfadden, winner of multiple gold medals, meets nicole kidman at gold meets golden on saturday. phillip faraone / getty images for gold meets goldent






sag award film nominations: the 5 biggest snubs and surprises


the screen actors guild nominations generally don’t deliver giant head-scratchers on the level of the golden globes nods, but this morning’s announcement still had its share of surprises. here are the top five:—after earning six golden globe nominations on monday, steven spielberg’s timely pentagon papers drama “the post” was completely shut out by sag. neither perennial awards favorites meryl streep, who plays washington post publisher katharine graham, nor tom hanks, who plays editor ben bradlee, made the cut, and the film was a no-show in the ensemble category. —guillermo del toro’s fantastical romance “the shape of water,” which led the field with seven golden globes nods, pulled in two sag nominations, for lead actress sally hawkins and supporting actor richard jenkins. but octavia sp






hail to the nasa chief - charles f. bolden retrospective


by steve spaleta | january 27, 2017 07:02pm et the fmr. nasa administrator strung together a long set of achievements in his 7 years of leading the space agency. levar burton narrates this look at his career.us leading the path to mars: nasa chief charles bolden (op-ed ) credit : nasa