Time’s Up for Hollywood Hypocrites

The Time’s Up advisory board consisting of over 70 Hollywood elitists has been dissolved for months now – yet hardly anyone knows. A quick search on CNN, and lo and behold, no articles about the advisory board! CNN does have an article about how the Time’s Up CEO resigned back in August of 2021.

But what exactly is “Time’s Up?”

Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, or TULDF, was formed back in 2018 to provide legal and media support to individuals who experienced sexual discrimination/harassment in the workplace. The foundation was a direct result of the “me too” movement that started when Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual harassment and assault by eight-five women. The organization was founded by over 300 women in entertainment. See the bottom of this article for a complete list of all the members.

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Some of the A-listers who were involved in the 71-member advisory board are:

  • Eva Longoria
  • Ashley Judd
  • Shonda Rhimes
  • Tessa Thompson
  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Jessica Chastain
  • Natalie Portman
  • Janelle Monae
  • Brie Larson
  • Alyssa Milano
  • Padma Lakshmi
  • Laura Dern
  • America Ferrera
  • Kerry Washington
  • Amy Schumer
  • Julianne Moore
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Funny enough, when you look up the “Time’s Up’s” website and click on their “leadership board,” “governing board of directors,” and “our staff,” absolutely nothing shows up! Now, the announcement that the board was dissolved was back in September of 2021. It is now February 2022. Five months later, and no update, no news? It seems very suspicious.  Furthermore, when you click on the “25 full-time staff” link on the “our story” page, it brings you to an error page!

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The reason for dissolving the board was to keep the actresses names from negative press. In other words, it was a cover-up. They were silencing a victim of their dear friend, Andrew Cuomo.

New York Attorney General Letitia James released a report that found that Roberta Kaplan, the chairwoman of Time’s Up and co-founder of its legal-defense fund, had reviewed a draft of an op-ed letter to attack the first public accuser of Andrew Cuomo. The very same organization that was supposed to help and protect women was trying to silence a woman because of who the defendant was: a powerful politician. Roberta Kaplan resigned after the report was released.

You might wonder why we should even care about this; it’s been months! Well, the next time you watch a film or anything to do with these women, remember that they were involved in an organization that tried to silence a victim of sexual harassment. They do not stand for anything that their foundation stands for.

Natalie Portman, known for playing Jane Foster, Padmé Amidala, and many more characters, famously wore a dress featuring the names of female directors who were “snubbed” at the Oscars in 2020. She stated, “I wanted to recognize the women that were not recognized for their incredible work.” Yet, at the time of the interview, she had only ever hired two female directors for her production company. Natalie sounds hypocritical when she says she wants to support women but doesn’t hire any! Natalie claims to be a feminist, to empower other women, yet it appears all she does is silence and ignore women, especially by being on a board that tried to dehumanize the first public accuser of Cuomo.

Another actress who is a hypocrite is Chelsea Handler. She signed the opening letter (see below) of the “Time’s Up,” yet she was also one who said she loved Andrew Cuomo. She even wrote in a tweet: “Thank you for inspiring us all. Thank you for your body and all your different outfits.” Now that the truth about Cuomo is out, saying that you “love Cuomo,” a man that has sexually harassed women, all the while signing a letter for the Time’s Up movement, is ironic. Most of these actresses just slapped their name to something that was trending and didn’t give a thought about it, or they just thought they were untouchable. Perhaps she simply didn’t know about Cuomo’s behavior.

It is high time we stop listening to what these hypocritical, uninformed celebrities have to say. They may be excellent at their craft, but they do not have a high enough IQ to tell us mere peasants how to run a country. Remember what these actors and actresses have been preaching to you from their ivory towers. You can always tell them what you think by not watching their films. Put your wallet where your mouth is!

Over 300 people formed Time’s Up back in January of 2018. There are A LOT of members that should pop out at you. Here are all the signatories in alphabetical first name order.

Abbi Jacobson, Adrienne Houghton, Adrienne Warren, Aimee Garcia, Aja Naomi King, Alex Martinez Kondracke, Alexandra Eitel, Alexandra Meneses, Alexandra Trustman, Alfre Woodard, Alia Shawkat, Alice Braga, Alicia Vikander, Allison Jaslow, Alysia Reiner, Alyssa Milano, Amandla Stenberg, Amber Tamblyn, Amelia Roper, America Ferrera, Amy Hobby, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Amy Emmerich, Amy Pascal, Ana Ortiz, Ana Brenda Contreras, Andrea Navedo, Andrea Riseborough, Andrea Sperling, Angela Robinson, Angelique Cabral, Anjelah Johnson, Anjelica Huston, Anna Deavere Smith, Anna Rose Holmer, Annabella Sciorra, Anne Hathaway, Anne Hubbell, April Smith, Arianne Philllips, Ashley Judd, Ashley Nicole Black, Aubrey Plaza, Ava DuVernay, Averie Timm, Barbara Muschietti, Bellamy Young, Betsey Beers, Blair Kohan, Blake Lively, Bozoma Saint John, Brenda Batistia, Brie Larson, Brittany Mackillop, Caitriona Balfe, Callie Khouri, Cara Delevigne, Carey Mulligan, Carmen Cuba, Carol Burnett, Caroline Kaplan, Carrie Preston, Carrie Byalick, Cate Blanchett, Caterina Scorsone, Celeste Den, Chandra Wilson, Channing Dungey, Charlize Theron, Chelsea Handler, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christina Hendricks, Christina Hodson, Christina Perri, Christy Haubegger, Claire Karpen, Claire Foy, Clémence Poésy, Constance Wu, Corrie Christopher Martin, Courtney Kivowitz, Courtney Preiss, Courtney Love, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Dana Belcastro, Dana Spector, Dana Walden, Danai Gurira, Dany Garcia, Darby Stanchfield, Debra Messing, Dede Gardner, DMK Foundation, Donna Langley, Drew Denny, Edie Falco, Eisa Davis, Elizabeth Banks, Elizabeth Raposo, Ellen Barkin, Ellen Lewis, Elliot Page, Ellen Pompeo, Ellen Mirojnick, Ellen Chenoweth, Emilia Clarke, Emily Blunt, Emily Stone, Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, Emma Watts, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Emmy Rossum, Eryn Brown, Eva Longoria, Evan Rachel Wood, Evangeline Lilly, Evelyn O’Neill, Felicity Huffman, Frankie Shaw, Freada Kapor Klein, Gabourey Sidibe, Gabrielle Union, Geena Davis, Gemma Arterton, Gina Gionfriddo, Gina Prince-Brythewood, Gina Rodriquez, Gina Welch, Gloria Calderon Kellett, Gloria Steinem, Goldie Hawn, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry, Halley Feiffer, Hannah Minghella, Hilary Rosen, Hylda Queally, Ilana Glazer, Isabella Gomez, Izzy Thomas, Jaimie Alexander, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jane Fonda, Jane Campion, Janelle Monae, Janet McTeer, Jeanne McCarthy, Jeanne Newman, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Lyon, Jennifer Newsom, Jennifer Salke, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Ehle, Jenno Topping, Jenny Slate, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jessica Capshaw, Jessica Chastain, Jessica Knoll, Jessica Biel, Jessica Yellin, Jill Soloway, Jodi Peikoff, Jody Gerson, Jordan Harnsberger, Joy Gorman Wettels, Judith Light, Judy McGrath, Julia Gouw, Julianne Moore, Julie Darmody, Julie Plec, Julie Sunderland, Julie Ann Crommett, Juliet Rylance, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Karen Gillan, Karen Pittman, Karla Souza, Kate Arlington, Kate Beckinsdale, Kate Hudson, Kate Capshaw, Kathleen Kennedy, Kathy Najimy, Katie Jacobs, Katie Lowes, Katie McGrath, Keira Knightley, Keleigh Morgan, Kellie Overbey, Kelly Marcel, Kelly McCreary, Kendall Jenner, Kendra Barkoff Lamy, Keri Putnam, Kerry Washington, Kim Roth, Kirsten Schaffer, Krisitn Burr, Krista Smith, Kristen Lopez, Laura Harrier, Laura Lewis, Laura Prepon, Laura Rosenthal, Laura Dern, Laura Schmidt, Lauren Neustadter, Laverne Cox, Leah Fischman, Lena Waithe, Leslee Feldman, Leslie Silva, Letitia Wright, Lindsey Weber, Lisa Joy, Lisa Vidal, Liv Rooth, Liz Garcia, Liz Hannah, Lora Kennedy, Lorrie Bartlett, Lucy Fisher, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maha Dakhil Jackson, Margot Robbie, Maria Eitel, Mariah Carey, Marilyn Katzenberg, Marin Ireland, Marisa Tomei, Marissa Dishaw, Martha Plimpton, Mary Parent, Massy Tadjedin, Megan Colligan, Megan Diamondstein, Megan Mullally, Megan Ellison, Megan Smith, Melina Matsoukas, Melissa Fumero, Melissa McCarthy, Mellody Hobson, Meredith O’Sullivan Wasson, Merrin Dungey, Meryl Streep, Mia Barron, Michelle Knudsen, Michelle Kydd Lee, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michelle Weiner, Michelle Williams, Michelle Jubelirer, Mila Kunis, Mindy Kaling, Misha Green, Molly Ringwald, Molly Kawachi, Nadia Quinn, Nancy Josephson, Naomi Watts, Natalie Portman, Natalie Tran, Nicole Kidman, Niija Kuykendall, Nina Bongiovi, Nina Dobrev, Nina Kjellson, Nina L. Shaw, Nora Lum, Octavia Spencer, Olga Merediz, Olga Segura, Olivia Munn, Olivia Wilde, Oprah Winfrey, Pam Wasserstein, Pamela Abdy, Patty Jenkins, Paula Weinstein, Penélope Cruz, Phillipa Soo, Piper Perabo, Pom Klementieff, Priya Swaminathan, Rachel Kropa, Racquel Bracken, Rashida Jones, Rebecca Goldman, Reese Witherspoon, Regina King, Rena Ronson, Rosanna Arquette, Rosario Dawson, Rose McGowan, Rowan Blanchard, Rowena Arguelles, Roxane Gay, Ruth Negga, Sadie Mackay, Salma Hayek, Samantha Barks, Sandra Bullock, Sara Fischer, Sarah Drew, Sarah Finn, Sarah Rothman, Sarah Harden, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sarayu Blue, Scarlett Johansson, Sera Gamble, Shani Rosenzweig, Shari Springer Berman, Sharon Horgan, Shonda Rhimes, Sienna Miller, Sonya Rosenfeld, Sophia Bush, Sophie Okonedo, Stacey Snider, Stacy Smith, Stephanie Bischoff, Sue Naegle, Susan Sarandon, Susan Sprung, Susan Goldberg, Susannah Grant, Suzan Bymel, Talitha Watkins, Tamar Climan, Tamara Tunie, Tammy Jo Dearen, Taraji P. Henson, Taylor Swift, Teri Weinberg, Tess Rafferty, Tessa Thompson, Tessa Wick, Thandie Newton, Tig Notaro, Tina Tchen, Tonya Pinkins, Trace Lysette, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tracey Landon, Tracie Egan-Morrissey, Tracy Brennan, Uma Thurman, Uzo Aduba, Vanessa Kirby, Vera Farmiga, Veronica Falcón, Viola Davis, Wendy Armitage, Winnie Holzman, Wren Arthur, Yara Martinez, Yara Shahidi, Zainab Jah, Zoe Cassavetes, Zoe Kravitz, Zoe Saldana, Zoey Deutch

Comments (1)

February 1, 2022 at 3:17 pm

thanks! very informative! their silence is very loud. Reminds me of “The Adventure of Silver Blaze”, a Sherlock Holmes story.

Gregory (Scotland Yard detective): Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?
Holmes: To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.
Gregory: The dog did nothing in the night-time.
Holmes: That was the curious incident.

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