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#MeToo
Category: Meme Status: Confirmed Year: 2018 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Hashtag,
Tags: twitter, sexual assault, sexual harassment, alyssa milano, me too hashtag, harvey weinstein, kevin spacey, sexaul harrasment fallout, hollywood,

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#MeToo

About

#MeToo is a hashtag campaign that circulated on Twitter and other social media platforms in which actress Alyssa Milano encouraged survivors of sexual assault and harassment to post "#MeToo" or "Me Too" to raise awareness and highlight its commonality.

Origin

On October 15th, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a note,[1] which asked for victims of sexual harassment and assault to write 'me too' as a reply to her tweet (seen below). She wrote, "Me too. Suggested by a friend: 'If all women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'Me too.' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.'" The tweet was posted in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations which included sexual assault testimonies from other Hollywood actresses earlier in the month. Within one day the post received more than 38,000 comments, 13,000 retweets and 27,000 likes.


Alyssa Milano tweet that started the Me Too hashtag

Precursor

The Me Too project was founded by activist Tarana Burke in 2007.[8] Burke started the campaign to serve sexual assault survivors in underprivileged communities.

Spread

Within hours of posting, the hashtag was the top trending topic on twitter, where many other users, including celebrities and other public figures, were tweeting their own #metoo stories (seen below). The post also quickly made their way over to Facebook where over 70,000 users had posting under the #MeToo topic within 12 hours.[3]


Evan Rachel Woods tweets about her Me Too expereince Debra Messing tweets out supporting others to share their experiences online Rosario Dawson tweets about the pervasiveness of it all in Me Too

Coverage of the hashtag was subsequently done by online news organizations including: CNN,[4] heavy.,[5] and the Huffington Post.[6] Many of these publications noted the connection between the topic and the Harvey Weinstein scandal.[7] On October 15th, Twitter published a Moments page[2] on the hashtag, which received more than 4,000 likes in 24 hours.

#HowIWillChange / #IveDoneThat

On October 16th, 2017, writer Benjamin Law started the "#HowIWillChange hashtag when he tweeted "Guys, it's our turn. After yesterday's endless #MeToo stories of women being abused, assaulted and harassed, today we say #HowIWillChange."[9]


Benjamin Law tweet imploring men to take a hashtag for their actions

The hashtag was intended to encourage men to share how they will work to change male culture and support women, and quickly, men joined in by saying they would work to be better male allies, i.e. learning more about women's issues instead of expecting women to explain it to them, etc. (examples shown below)


Tweet of a man hashtag and explaining he will learn from his mistakes Tweet of man mansplaining how women can avoid harassment

Another hashtag that spread around this time was #IveDoneThat, in which men admitted to the harassing and toxic behaviors they've engaged in in the past (examples shown below).


Man explaining bad things he did with the hashtag ivedonethat online confessions of sexual harassment from hashtag campaign Ivedonethat

While the hashtags found men accepting responsibility for their previous behaviors, they did not sit well with everyone. Some women found that the hashtags were potentially a way for men to perform ally-ship without having to put in the work they promised to do, while others found that it shifted the dialogue back to men (examples shown below). The entire dialogue was covered by The Daily Dot.[10]


Woman complaining that men need to stop talking about the gross things they have done and taking attention away from MeToo campaign Another knock at men who are posting that they don't need to take a public walk down memory lane and can instead just be a better person

Apology Edits

On November 11th, 2017, Instagram[11] user and poet Isobel O'Hare posted an edited version of Kevin Spacey's sexual assault apology with certain words redacted to highlight the numerous times he said "him." The post (shown below) received more than 150 likes in one week.


I have a him and him all these my I have my men have and had men I choose I want own Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey @KevinSpacey

Over the next week, O'Hare edited numerous apology letters, including Jeremy Piven (below, left), Richard Dreyfus (below, center) and Louis C.K. (below, right).

Several media outlets reported on the posts, including The Daily Dot,[12] Paste,[13] Mashable,[14] Bustle[15] and more.


these women destroy careers and need to be addresse -Jeremy Piven Jeremy Piven @jeremypiven ignored given me long and lucky career

Time Magazine "Person of the Year"

On December 6th, 2017, Time announced that the "Person of the Year" was selected for members of the #MeToo movement referred to as the "Silence Breakers" (shown below).



That day, a segment about the Time issue were held on the shows Morning Joe on MSNBC and Today on NBC (shown below). Meanwhile, several posts about the announcement reached the front page of various subreddits, including /r/news,[16] /r/TwoXChromosomes[17] and /r/politics.[18] Meanwhile, a Twitter Moments[19] page was created featuring notable reactions to the announcement on the social networking site.



#TimesUp

On January 1st, 2018, over 300 women in Hollywood unveiled the #TimesUp movement, an initiative to end sexual harassment and abuse in work environments. They announced the movement via an Instagram post that has gained over 6,800 likes in one day.[20]


We write on behalf of over 300 women who work in film, television and theater. A little more than two months ago, courageous individuals revealed the dark truth of ongoing sexual harassment and assault by powerful people in the entertainment industry. At one of our most difficult and vulnerable moments, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (the National Farmworker Women's Alliance) sent us a powerful and compassionate message of solidarity for which we are deeply grateful. TIMES Tap timesupnow . Follow We also want all victims and survivors to be able to access justice and support for the wrongdoing they have endured. We particularly want to lift up the voices, power, and strength of women working in low-wage industries where the lack of financial stability makes them vulnerable to high rates of gender-based violence and exploitation. To the members of Alianza and farmworker women across the country we see you, we thank you, and we acknowledge the heavy weight of our common experience of being preyed upon, harassed, and exploited Unfortunately, too many centers of power from legislatures to by those who abuse their power and threaten our physical and economic boardrooms to executive suites and management to academia lack security. We have similarly suppressed the violence and demeaning harassment for fear that we will be attacked and ruined in the process his systemic gender-inequality and imbalance of power fosters an of speaking out. We share your feelings of anger and shame. We harbor environment that is ripe for abuse and harassment against women. fear that no one will believe us, that we will look weak or that we will be dismissed, and we are terrified that we will be fired or never hired again leadership and power across industries. In addition, we seek equal in retaliation. timesupnow Time's up on silence. Time's up on waiting. Time's up on tolerating discrimination, harassment and abuse. #TIMESUP. Sign the solidarity letter & donate now to the #TIMESUP Legal Defense Fund, Link in bio gender parity and women do not have equal decision-making authority. Therefore, we call for a significant increase of women in positions of representation, opportunities, benefits and pay for all women workers, not to mention greater representation of women of color, immigrant Dear women, and lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women, whose experiences in the workforce are often significantly worse than their white, cisgender, straight peers. The struggle for womern to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end; times up on this impenetrable monopoly. JANUARY 1, 2018 Load more comments lizpea @shalinapatel read about time's up! We are grateful to the many individuals survivors and allies - who are speaking out and forcing the conversation about sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender bias out of the shadows and into the spotlight. We fervently urge the media covering the projecthereforyou Sisters liilmeeg2.0 @mercury.poisoning kait.ellis Thank you thank you thank you J We also r privilege and the fact that we have access to enormous platforms to amplify our voices. Both of which have drawn and driven widespread attention to the existence of this problem in our industry that farmworker women and countless individuals employed in other industries have not been afforded. our liz_mathers_ I reported it and end up losing my job thank you J. alice.you @lucewh.ttsざし lucewhitts @alice.you专 disclosures by people in Hollywood to spend equal time on the myriad experiences of individuals working in less glamorized and valorized trades To every woman employed in agriculture who has had to fend off unwanted sexual advances from her boss, every housekeeper who has tried to escape an assaultive guest, every janitor trapped nightly in a building with a predatory supervisor, every waitress grabbed by a customer and expected to take it with a smile, every garment and factory worker forced to trade sexual acts for more shifts, every domestic worker or home health aide forcibly touched by a client, every immigrant woman silenced by the threat of her undocumented status being reported in retaliation for speaking up and to women in every industry who are subjected to indignities and offensive behavior that they are expected to tolerate in order to make a living: We stand with you. We support you. Harassment too often persists because perpetrators and employers never face any consequences. This is often because survivors, particularly those working in low-wage industries, don't have the resources to fight back. As a first step towards helping women and men across the country seek justice, the signatories of this letter will be seeding a legal fund to help survivors of sexual assault and harassment across all industries challenge those responsible for the harm against them and give voice to their experiences. 6,878 likes Now, unlike ever before, our access to the media and to important decision makers has the potential of leading to real accountability and consequences. We want all survivors of sexual harassment, everywhere. to be heard, to be believed, and to know that accountability is possible. We remain committed to holding our own workplaces accountable, pushing for swift and effective change to make the entertainment industry a safe and equitable place for everyone, and telling women's stories through our eyes and voices with the goal of shifting our society's perception and treatment of women. 1 DAY AGO In Solidarity Add a comment...

The movement, which has the support of major Hollywood celebrities including Natalie Portman, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, and many more, intends to focus on victims of harassment and abuse in less-visible industries than Hollywood. A legal defense fund created by the movement which will provide subsidies for victims of harassment has gained over $13 million via a GoFundMe. [21] The movement also has a website[22] where one can either donate to the fund or receive updates from the movement via a newsletter. The announcement of the movement was covered by Daily Dot,[23] The New York Times,[24] CNN,[25] and more.

Jennifer Lopez's #MeToo Story

On January 7th, 2018, Jennifer Lopez published a video on Instagram [27] of a speech she delivered in Puerto Rico. In the video (shown below) she says that she is wearing black in solidarity with the women at the Golden Globes dressed in black to bring awareness to the #TimesUp movement. Within three months, the post received more than 11 million views and 726,000 likes.


A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on


Three months later, Harper's Bazaar[26] published an interview with Jennifer Lopez. In the interview, when asked about her participation in the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, she said:

I haven’t been abused in the way some women have. But have I been told by a director to take off my shirt and show my boobs? Yes, I have. But did I do it? No, I did not. When I did speak up, I was terrified. I remember my heart beating out of my chest, thinking, ‘What did I do? This man is hiring me!’ It was one of my first movies. But in my mind I knew the behavior wasn’t right. It could have gone either way for me. But I think ultimately the Bronx in me was like, ‘Nah, we’re not having it.’"

Tony Robbins #MeToo Comments

In mid-March 2018, during Tony Robbins's "Unleash the Power" self-help event, Robbins was filmed making comments about the MeToo movement (shown below). He said, "If you use the #MeToo movement to try to get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else… all you’ve done is basically use a drug called ‘significance’ to make yourself feel good."[28]

After his comments, a woman named Nanine McCool stood up and accused Robbins of mischaracterizing the movement by claiming that women were using it for personal gain. Robbins disagreed and said that he is for the movement for people who are using it "correctly." However, he believes that the movement emphasizes "victimhood." To prove his point, he pushed McCool with his fist to the back of the stadium. He believes that pushing back does not make a situation more safe.



Robbins went on to describe a convseration with one of his "very power friends" about the problems they saw within the MeToo movement. He said, "I was just with someone the other day, very famous man, very powerful man,” he said. “He’s saying how stressed he is because he interviewed three people that day--one was a woman, two were men. The woman was better qualified, but she was very attractive, and he knew, ‘I can’t have her around, because it’s too big of a risk.’ And he hired somebody else. I’ve had a dozen men tell me this.”

The event took place between March 15th and March 19th, but on April 6th, the NowThis news Twitter[29] feed shared the footage. They captioned it, "Life coach Tony Robbins says women are using #MeToo to make themselves 'significant' -- but this brave sexual abuse survivor called him out." The post (shown below) received more than 12,000 retweets and 27,000 likes in three days.




The following day, Tarana Burke, the founder of MeToo tweeted,[30] "I was made aware of this video BEFORE I ever saw it because Tony Robbins people reached out to do damage control within 24 hours. They wanted to 'give me context' apparently. I don’t need any. I have eyes. The full video is 11 mins. And it’s gross. Bravo to this woman." The post (shown below, left) received more than 22,000 retweets and 61,000 likes in two days.

Twitter user @cmclymer tweeted,[31] "1. This woman is awesome. 2. Tony Robbins is a snake oil salesman.3. I guaran-damn-tee he made up that anecdote." The post (shown below, center) received more than 600 retweets and 3,200 likes in two days.

On April 8th, Tony Robbins posted an apology for the comments on his Facebook[32] page. He said, "I apologize for suggesting anything other than my profound admiration for the #MeToo movement. Let me clearly say, I agree with the goals of the #MeToo movement and its founding message of “empowerment through empathy,” which makes it a beautiful force for good."


Tarana @TaranaBurke I was made aware of this video BEFORE l ever saw it because Tony Robbins people reached out to do damage control within 24 hours. They wanted to "give me context" apparently.T don't need any. I have eyes. The full video is 11 mins. And it's gross. Bravo to this woman NowThise》 @nowth.snews Life coach Tony Robbins says women are using #MeToo ⑩ to make themselves significant'--but this brave sexual abuse survivor called him out Show this thread 1:38 1. This woman is awesome. 2. Tony Robbins is a snake oil salesman. 3. I guaran-damn-tee he made up that anecdote NowThis @nowthisnews Life coach Tony Robbins says women are using #MeToo t) to make themselves 'significant - but this brave sexual abuse survivor called him out Show this thread 1:38 Tony Robbins Yesterday at 8:53am At a recent Unleash the Power Within (UPW) event in San Jose, my comments failed to reflect the respect I have for everything Tarana Burke and the #MeToo movement has achieved. I apologize for suggesting anything other than my profound admiration for the #MeToo movement. Let me clearly say, I agree with the goals of the #MeToo movement and its founding message of "empowerment through empathy" which makes it a beautiful force for good. For 40 years I've encouraged people to grow into the men and women they dream to be. I watch in awe as more and more women all over the world find their voice and stand up and speak out. All of our growth begins with learning. My own started with a childhood marked by abuse. I am humbled that others have looked to the path I have taken in the decades since as lessons in their own journey. But sometimes, the teacher has to become the student and it is clear that I still have much to learn. I teach that "life happens for you, not to you" and what I've realized is that while I've dedicated my life to working with victims of abuse all over the world, I need to get connected to the brave women of #MeToo. I am committed to being part of the solution. I am committed to helping to educate others so that we all stay true to the ideals of the #MeToo movement. I will never stop examining my own words and actions to make sure I am staying true to those ideals. That begins with this brief statement but will not end until our goals are reached. Tony Robbins

Lindsay Lohan's #MeToo Comments

On August 4th, 2018, Lindsay Lohan gave an interview to The Times of London[37] during which she criticized the #MeToo movement. She said that while she is "very supportive of women," she "can't go along with the 'attention-seekers' or trial by social media." She continued:

If it happens at that moment, you discuss it at that moment. You make it a real thing by making it a police report. I'm going to really hate myself for saying this, but I think by women speaking against all these things, it makes them look weak when they are very strong women. You have these girls who come out, who don't even know who they are, who do it for the attention. That is taking away from the fact that it happened.

Her comments spurred a backlash against Lohan. People online chastised Lohan for the remarks, saying that they would no longer support Lohan's projects, refuting her arguments that women look "weak" for coming forward (examples below).


Aisha Tyler @aishatyler @lindsaylohan is canceled. Forever. Lindsay Lohan Says Women Who Speak Out About #MeToo Experiences Look Weak! People Lindsay Lohan Says Women who Speak Out About #MeToo Lindsay Lohan has some harsh words for women who have been outspoken about sexual harassment or sexual assault in the workplace. During an interview with British publications The Tim... apple.news Chloe Dykstra @skydart The #MeToo movement is about teaching people that certain behavior that we as a society have normalized IS NOT OKAY. It's not about "looking weak", it's about refusing to be weak anymore. ging The Endo MATTHEW P The End MATTHEW PERRY MATTHEW PERRY df Longing End The Endof End Longing Lindsay Lohan Says Women who Share #MeToo Stories "Look Weak" The actress' controversial opinion about Hollywood's movement against sexual misconduct came during a new interview. hollywoodreporter.com Lindsay Lohan hasn't been a relevant actress in a decade so I'm not sure why a trade magazine is reporting on her nonsense Hollywood Reporter @THR Lindsay Lohan believes some of the women who have come forward are simply seeking attention: "You have these girls who come out, who don't even know who they are, who do it for the attention. That is taking away from the fact that it happened" thr.cm/3Mt3zN

Casey Affleck's Apology

On August 9th, 2018, Casey Affleck spoke to the Associated Press[38] about the allegations of sexual misconduct that were lodged toward him in 2017. In response to questions about two civil lawsuits from the making of his film I’m Still Here, he said:

First of all, that I was ever involved in a conflict that resulted in a lawsuit is something that I really regret. I wish I had found a way to resolve things in a different way. I hate that. I had never had any complaints like that made about me before in my life and it was really embarrassing and I didn’t know how to handle it and I didn’t agree with everything, the way I was being described, and the things that were said about me, but I wanted to try to make it right, so we made it right in the way that was asked at the time. And we all agreed to just try to put it behind us and move on with our lives, which I think we deserve to do, and I want to respect them as they’ve respected me and my privacy. And that’s that.

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been listening a lot to this conversation, this public conversation, and learned a lot. I kind of moved from a place of being defensive to one of a more mature point of view, trying to find my own culpability. And once I did that I discovered there was a lot to learn. I was a boss. I was one of the producers on the set. This movie was (shot in 2008, 2009) and I was one of the producers. And it was a crazy mockumentary, (a) very unconventional movie. The cast was the crew and the crew was kind of the cast and it was an unprofessional environment and, you know, the buck had to stop with me being one of the producers and I have to accept responsibility for that and that was a mistake. And I contributed to that unprofessional environment and I tolerated that kind of behavior from other people and I wish that I hadn’t. And I regret a lot of that. I really did not know what I was responsible for as the boss. I don’t even know if I thought of myself as the boss. But I behaved in a way and allowed others to behave in a way that was really unprofessional. And I’m sorry.


The reaction to his comments were mixed. Some found that his responses were a great model for others to take when met with these types of allegations, while others say that he should not be forgiven so easily. Twitter user @kateyrich tweeted (shown below, left),[39] "Casey Affleck’s post-Me Too mea culpa/get out ahead of Oscar campaign for Old Man and the Gun interview is the model all others should follow." While @Ceilidhann tweeted (shown below, center),[40] "It sure is nice that Casey Affleck is saying all the right things about #MeToo after he & his PR team ran a ruthless Oscar campaign that shut down vague mentions of sexual harassment, then went silent long enough until the first steps of industry backlash hit the movement, eh?"

Twitter user @jessicaesquire tweeted (shown below, right),[41] "I do not want to give this guy a cookie by any means, but it would be nice for men to realize there is another way to talk about these issues without being a total asshole."


Casey Affleck's post-Me Too mea culpa/get out ahead of Oscar campaign for Old Man and the Gun interview is the model all others should follow. apnews.com/e50db6e255364f. But I think bigger picture, in this business women have been underrepresented and underpaid and objectified and diminished and humiliated and belittled in a bazillion ways and just generally had a mountain of grief thrown at them forever. And no one was really making too much of a fuss about it, myself included, until a few women with the kind of courage and wisdom to stand up and say, "You know what? Enough is enough." Those are the people who are kind of leading this conversation and should be leading the conversation. And I know just enough to know that in general I need to keep my mouth shut and listen and try to figure out what's going on and be a supporter and a follower in the little, teeny tiny ways that I can. And we do that at our production company and I try to do it at home, and if I'm ever called upon by anyone to help in any way and contribute, I'd be more than happy to It sure is nice that Casey Affleck is saying all the right things about #MeToo 1, after he & his PR team ran a ruthless Oscar campaign that shut down vague mentions of sexual harassment then went silent long enough until the first steps of industry backlash hit the movement, eh? I do not want to give this guy a cookie by any means, but it would be nice for men to realize there is another way to talk about these issues without being a total a------.

Asia Argento

On August 19th, 2018, The New York Times[42] published an article titled "Asia Argento, a #MeToo Leader, Made a Deal With Her Own Accuser," which reported that the Italian actress "quietly arranged" a payment of $380,000 to actor Jimmy Bennett, who claimed Argento sexually assaulted him when he was 17-years-old and she was 37. Additionally, the article included embeds of Argento's Instagram photos taken with Bennett (shown below).



On August 20th, posts about the article reached the front page of the /r/movies,[43] /r/news[44] and /r/notheonion[45] subreddits. Meanwhile, Twitter published a Moments[46] page highlighting various reactions to the news.

Various Examples


Lady Gaga tweets Me Too Anna Paquin tweet Me Too Javier Munoz tweet me too happens to gay men Laura Dreyfuss tweets out ME TOO

Trans man sharing ME Too if it counts man sharing Me Too moment he had in the coal region when he was younger Another Me Too, qualifying their statement saying that many woman face a thousand times the harassment


MeToo Redemption Television Series

On April 25th, 2018, writer and women's advocate Tina Brown confirmed to the New York Post[33] that an unnamed producer is shopping a television show hosted by Charlie Rose, a talkshow host who's career ended after he was accused of sexual harassment, in which he interviews men high-profile men who had their careers upended by the #MeToo movement, including Louis C.K., Matt Lauer and more.

Many reacted negatively to the news. On Twitter, many discussed how they found it offensive that the perpetrators, not the victims, be given a television show to discuss how they feel. Twitter[34] user @RVAwonk tweeted, "What about the show where we hear from all the women whose careers were derailed by Charlie Rose & men like him? …and the women who didn't pursue the careers they wanted to because of men like Charlie Rose? …and the women whose lives were destroyed by men like Charlie Rose?" The post (shown below, left) received more than 2,300 retweets and 5,700 likes in 24 hours.

Throughout the day, more people posted their disapproval of the idea. Twitter[35] published a Moments page based on the reaction to the television series.


What about the show where we hear from all the women whose careers were derailed by Charlie Rose & men like him? ...and the women who didn't pursue the careers they wanted to because of men like Charlie Rose? .and the women whose lives were destroyed by men like Charlie Rose? Dana Rubinstein Ф @danarubinste.n "Disgraced CBS anchor Charlie Rose is being slated to star in a show where he'll interview other high-profile men who have also been toppled by #MeTooO scandals." pge.sx/2qYyLdp Nope. No one should give this project a second thought. And no one should ever allow it to air. Tina Brown wants no part of Charlie Rose's #MeToo redemption series "These guys are already planning their comebacks!" pagesix.com Here's an idea for a show...take a sexual harasser and have them interview other sexual harassers to find out how to fix the problem Tina Brown wants no part of Charlie Rose's #MeToo redemption series "These guys are already planning their comebacks!" pagesix.com

That day, Redditor[36] OVEIDPTVZSEU posted about the television show in the /r/television subreddit. Within 24 hours, the post received more than 770 points (89% upvoted) and 210 comments.

Sean Penn's Comments

On September 17th, 2018, actor Sean Penn appeared on the Today Show in which he discussed the #MeToo movement. He said, "This is a movement that was, you know, largely shouldered by a kind of receptacle of the salacious […] the spirit of much of what has been the #MeToo movement is to divide men and women.” The video (shown below) received more than 250 retweets and 950 likes in 250 retweets and 950 likes in 24 hours.




Many online disagreed with Penn's assertion. Twitter[47] user @jimchines tweeted, "Or maybe it's a way to unite decent men and women against sexual predators and harassment." The tweet (shown below, left) received more than 9,700 likes in 24 hours.

Twitter[48] user @freeblackgirl tweeted, "Please stop asking actors, especially those accused of domestic abuse, about #MeToo unless you’re prepared to challenge or push them. Otherwise, you’re giving credence to the idea that there are two equally-as-valid sides to this issue. There’s not." The tweet (shown below, center) received more than 2,000 retweets and 7,100 likes in 24 hours.

Comedian Whitney Cummings tweeted,[49] "Hey Sean Penn, #metoo isn’t about 'dividing men and women.' Spacey preyed on boys, @terrycrews was assaulted by a man, and 100,000 boys worldwide have been assaulted by male priests. This is about any kind of abuse of power. Bye, dude." The tweet (shown below, right) received more than 2,100 retweets and 11,000 likes in 24 hours.

Several media outlets covered the response to Penn's comments, including The Daily Dot, [50] Uproxx[51] and more.


Please stop asking actors, especially those accused of domestic abuse, about #MeToo unless you're prepared to challenge or push them. Otherwise, you're giving credence to the idea that there are two equally-as-valid sides to this issue. There's not. TODAY Φ @TODAYshow "This is a movement that was, you know, largely shouldered by a kind of receptacle of the salacious," Sean Penn says to @nmoralesnbc during a discussion about the #MeToo O movement 458 SEAN PENNT Show this thread Whitney Cummings @WhitneyCummings Hey Sean Penn, #metoo isn't about "dividing men and women." Spacey preyed on boys, @terrycrews was assaulted by a man, and 100,000 boys worldwide have been assaulted by male priests. This is about any kind of abuse of power. Bye, dude.

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External References

[1] Twitter – @Alyssa_Milano's Tweet

[2] Twitter Moments – How 'me too' is showing the magnitude of sexual assault

[3] Facebook – #MeToo Posts

[4] CNN – #MeToo: Twitter flooded with personal stories of assault

[5] heavy. – What Does the ‘Me Too’ Facebook Status Mean?

[6] Huffington Post – #MeToo: Alyssa Milano’s Call For Sexual Abuse Victims To Come Forward Goes Viral

[7] VOA News – #MeToo – Thousands Share Stories of Sexual Abuse

[8] Ebony – A Black Woman Created the 'Me Too' Campaign Against Sexual Assault 10 Years Ago

[9] Twitter – @MrBenjaminLaw

[10] Daily Dot – Men tweet #HowIWillChange after #MeToo--but it isn’t helping

[11] Instagram – @isobelohare's Post (page unavailable)

[12] The Daily Dot – Through erasure, a poet deconstructs the celebrity apology

[13] Paste – This Poet Turns Celeb Sexual Misconduct Statements Like Louis C.K.'s Into Haunting Erasure Poetry

[14] Mashable – This artist 'fixed' Louis C.K.'s apology and turned it into a searing poem about sexual misconduct

[15] Bustle – Poet Isobel O’Hare’s Erasure Poems Are A Powerful Response To The Sexual Misconduct Allegations Dominating The News

[16] Reddit – /r/news

[17] Reddit – /r/TwoXChromosomes

[18] Reddit – /r/politics

[19] Twitter – TIME names The Silence Breakers as Person of the Year

[20] Instagram – TimesUpNow

[21] GoFundMe – TIME'S UP Legal Defense Fund

[22] TimesUpNow

[23] Daily Dot – More than 300 women in Hollywood launch ambitious campaign to address sexual harassment

[24] New York Times – Powerful Hollywood Women Unveil Anti-Harassment Action Plan

[25] CNN – Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep among powerful women in anti-harassment group

[26] Haper's Bazaar – J. Lo's Flying High

[27] Instagram – @jlo's Post

[28] The Daily Dot – Motivational speaker Tony Robbins under fire for insulting the #MeToo movement

[29] Twitter – @nowthisnews's Tweet

[30] Twitter – @TaranaBurke's Tweet

[31] Twitter – @cmclymer's Tweets

[32] Facebook – TonyRobbins's Post

[33] The New York Post – Tina Brown says she was pitched Charlie Rose comeback show

[34] Twitter – @RVAwonk's Tweet

[35] Twitter – Charlie Rose will reportedly host a series about men scandalized by Me Too

[36] Reddit – Disgraced CBS anchor Charlie Rose is being slated to star in a show where he’ll interview other high-profile men who have also been toppled by #MeToo scandals

[37] The Times – Interview with Lindsay Lohan: ‘I had way too much money. I was way too young. The tabloids were out to get me’

[38] AP News – Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo

[39] Twitter – @kateyrich's Tweet

[40] Twitter – @Ceilidhann's Tweet

[41] Twitter – @jessicaesquire's Tweet

[42] The New York Times – Asia Argento a #MeToo Leader Made a Deal With Her Own Accuser

[43] Reddit – /r/movies

[44] Reddit – /r/news

[45] Reddit – /r/nottheonion

[46] Twitter Moments – Asia Argento allegedly paid an actor after he claimed she sexually assaulted him NYT reports

[47] Twitter – @jimchines's Tweet

[48] Twitter – @freeblackgirl's Tweet

[49] Twitter – @WhitneyCummings's Tweet

[50] The Daily Dot – Twitter doesn’t want to hear Sean Penn’s opinion on #MeToo

[51] Uproxx – Sean Penn Has Dismissed The #MeToo Movement As Divisive, Which Prompted Many Dismissive Reactions



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