MeToo – Oprah Winfrey, Gabrielle Union, Teri Hatcher, Lady Gaga, and on and on. Recognize what is the similarity between them all? Well they’re all from the exuberant show backdrop. But another matter of vital importance is the subject here. Does it ring a bell yet? Yes, your voices may not sound loud, yet the voices are heard. Just in case if you are shy of speaking it loud, we’ll do it for you. Yes, they were all raped or molested or groped in the line of their career.
Though these silent rumours surrounding the chic women of Hollywood are heard often in tattles, Alyssa Milano elevated these discretions to the limelight when she set the Twitter stage ablaze with her tweet.
The Tweet was an instant spree with as high as 19,000 retweets, 40,000 likes, and 55,000 replies coming up in favor of its meaning till this morning. The American actress also insisted women across globe to turn themselves in by tweeting #MeToo which she has instigated to awaken the world on this matter. The hashtag is now an internet viral hit with more than half a million trends on Twitter and as high as 6 million people are posting it on Facebook.
To much of our surprises numerous leading ladies of Hollywood are seen sharing their encounters to such mishaps in the industry. The list of celebrity names include Kate Winslet, Lady Gaga, Rose McGowan, Anna Paquin, Laura Dreyfuss, Debra Messing and even Angelina Julie.
Fashion Model, Cameron Russell was expressive about the issue when she posted it on her Instagram page. To her surprise, she received around 50 anonymous damsels sharing their stories of sexual harassment.
The sudden uproar in favor of the Hollywood’s chic women was a result of an anguish over the Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, an American producer. The famed producer has often been accused of his comportment and this outburst of string of complaints against his guise has perched his seat in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The Twitterati also have some other demeaning events to share which includes numerous complaints against men in Office and other work places. With restrained expressions, many such encounters were shared anonymously.