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Activists React to Hollywood’s Silence During Johnny Depp Trial: “Where Are You and Why Are You Not Supporting Amber Heard?”

It may seem that every TikTokker, cable news commentator and chatterbox neighbor has an opinion about the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard defamation trial that concluded Wednesday in Virginia. But for many sexual violence survivors, there has been a noteworthy absence from the conversation: Hollywood. While major stars and the industry activist group Time’s Up […]

Time’s Up Releases Findings From Audit Ahead of “Major Reset”

Time’s Up has completed its reform effort’s first phase, concluding that muddled origins, as well as the unanticipated events of 2020, contributed to the dysfunctional dynamics and communication failures that have led to the organization’s downfall. The report released Friday followed an examination of the current state of the organization by independent consultant Leilani M. Brown, […]

Embattled Time’s Up, Post-Cuomo, Announces a “Major Reset”

Confusion over purpose and mission. Lack of focus on long-term goals. Ineffective communication internally and externally. Lack of accountability for top officials, especially the CEO. Too politically partisan, and too aligned with Hollywood. These are just some of the issues raised in a report commissioned by Time’s Up and released Friday — in the name […]

How Time’s Up Woes Are Overshadowing Its Mission Beyond Hollywood

P., a 32-year-old Guatemalan immigrant living in Texas, was cleaning equipment and packing tomatoes and cucumbers at a vegetable processing plant during the night shift in 2018 when her boss began making comments about her appearance. Over a period of nine months, he touched her legs and breasts, told her he thought of her when […]

Shonda Rhimes, Eva Longoria, Jurnee Smollett Among Time’s Up Board Exits Amid Leadership Reorganization

Following the recent resignation of Tina Tchen, several Time’s Up board members are set to exit amid a reshuffling of the organization’s leadership. Shonda Rhimes, Eva Longoria, Jurnee Smollett, Katie McGrath, Christy Haubegger, Hilary Rosen, Michelle Kydd, and Time’s Up’s interim board chair Nina Shaw are among the members stepping down from their positions with […]

Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen Steps Down Amid Growing Cuomo Backlash

Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen has resigned in the wake of a growing controversy involving the gender equity group’s involvement in former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s response to sexual harassment claims. Monifa Bandele has been appointed interim CEO, the board of the organization stated on Thursday. “Now is the time for TIME’S UP to […]

Amid Cuomo Revelation, Time’s Up Clients, Former Staffers Say Group Is “Failing All Survivors”

A group of sexual assault survivors and victims, current and former Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund clients and former Time’s Up staffers has written an open letter to the gender rights organization’s board accusing the group of prioritizing “proximity to power over mission” in regard to its relationship with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. […]

Golden Globes: HFPA Approves Sweeping Reforms, Possibly Paving Way for Return From Boycott

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the embattled organization behind the Golden Globe Awards, has passed a sweeping set of reforms that it hopes will appease those who have effectively boycotted the organization in the aftermath of a Feb. 21 Los Angeles Times exposé about the organization’s demographics and conduct. Time’s Up and a coalition of more […]

Gov. Cuomo’s Office Sought Time’s Up Leader’s Advice In Reply to Harassment Claims

Time’s Up has responded after an investigation from New York Attorney General Letitia James reported that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office asked the organization’s chief, Tina Tchen, for guidance as they weighed a public response to sexual harassment allegations leveled by a former Cuomo aide, Lindsay Boylan. “Before any allegations were made against Governor Cuomo, in […]

Women in Film, ReFrame and Time’s Up Accuse Disney of “Gendered Character Attack” on Scarlett Johansson

Women In Film, ReFrame and Time’s Up have partnered on a statement to accuse the Walt Disney Company of a “gendered character attack” in its response to litigation filed by Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson on Thursday. In a bombshell turn of events, Johansson filed a lawsuit alleging that the studio breached her contract when […]

Comcast’s Sky Increasing On-Set Safety Measures in Wake of U.K. #MeToo Scandal

#MeToo scandals that have erupted in British TV, prompted by the accusations of sexual harassment and bullying by Doctor Who star Noel Clarke and, more recently, the sexual misconduct allegations made against producer Charlie Hanson, has forced one U.K. industry giant and production house to put new policies in place. Sky, the Comcast-owned TV giant, […]

Golden Globes: Time’s Up Says NBC Dropping 2022 Telecast Is “a Defining Moment for Hollywood”

The Time’s Up Foundation has weighed in on NBC’s decision to not telecast the Golden Globe Awards in 2022 following protests about the demographics and ethics of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that were led by Time’s Up in the aftermath of a Feb. 21 Los Angeles Times exposé. “This is a defining moment for […]