The majority of Hollywood were showing their allegiance to the Time's Up movement at the Golden Globes last night which was heartening to witness, but Justin Timberlake's solidarity has received an angry backlash on Twitter. And there were the stars whose continued work alongside alleged abusers made their black outfits or their Time's Up pins laughably hypocritical.
Before the Golden Globes, Dylan wrote about how she had made a decision to write an open letter restating allegations that first surfaced in 1993, during a custody battle between Woody and her mother, Mia Farrow, after seeing him honoured at the 2014 Golden Globes.
Globes watchers lambasted the singer for his "performative" wearing of the Time's Up pin, and called him out for wearing it while still promoting his work with Allen.
I fully support women taking a stand, linking arms with other women (and men), advocating on behalf of one another to effect change not only in the entertainment industry but in the world at large.
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Pompeo shared her story involving director James Toback, who was has at least 38 women accusing him of sexual assault, saying he was upset when she brought a male friend to a public event and then waited until she was alone until asking if she would appear naked in his film. That is an admirable and worthwhile objective, I hope these women change the world.
A representative for Allen did not immediately respond to a HuffPost request for comment.
The Time's Up initiative was announced on New Year's Day, and includes more than 300 women in television, film and theater.
At this Sunday's Golden Globes, the subject of sexual harassment and assault was front and center. "It's NOT normal." However, while promoting his role in "Wonder Wheel" during an appearance on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert", Timberlake said that working with Woody Allen was a "dream come true".
I know that many of us watching this from the outside are infuriated by this hypocrisy. I seem to remain secondary to their ambition, which undermines the powerful and embracing message they are trying to send.