Amy Poehler, Meryl Streep & More Celebs Who Brought Activists to the 2018 Golden Globes
These celebs are taking all-black attire one step further.
In honor of the #TimesUp movement, countless celebrities ditched their spouses and brought super-special guests as their dates to the 75th annual Golden Globes ceremony. Who are these lucky plus-ones, you may ask? Only the latest and greatest gender and racial justice activists to walk the red carpet. Here, all the celebs who brought activists as their dates to the 2018 Golden Globes.
Michelle Williams & Tarana Burke
Yes, the founder of the #MeToo movement and all-around Wonder Woman. Burke is a gender and racial justice advocate who served as a consultant on Ava DuVernay’s Selma.
Meryl Streep & Ai-Jen Poo
Streep’s wing woman was named one of Fortune’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders in 2014. She is also the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign.
Susan Sarandon & Rosa Clemente
Clemente is a Puerto Rican activist with a red-carpet-worthy smile. She’s an organizer, political commentator and journalist who specializes in media justice.
Amy Poehler & Saru Jayaraman
She’s the director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley, and president of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and ROC Action. Only the best for Leslie Knope Amy Poehler.
Laura Dern & Mónica Ramírez
You may recognize Ramírez as the the co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas. As a former farmworker, she is dedicated to ending violence against women.
Emma Stone & Billie Jean King
You know, the pro tennis player Stone portrayed in Battle of the Sexes. King is the founder of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the Women’s Tennis Association. Oh, and she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. NBD.