More than 300 show business figures including actors, writers and directors launched the Time's Up initiative with a full page advert in the New York Times on New Year's Day, pledging to support workers in all industries fight sexual misconduct. As of Monday afternoon, the fund, which will be used to represent women in sexual harassment cases, had raised almost $14 million toward a $15 million goal on its GoFundMe page.
Ms Longoria told the New York Times: 'For years, we've sold these awards shows as women, with our gowns and colors and our attractive faces and our glamour.
Time's Up also wants to put forth legislation to penalize companies that turn a blind eye to harassment, as well as discourage nondisclosure agreements meant to keep victims quiet, according to the Times.
"If this group of women can't fight for a model for other women who don't have as much power and privilege", Rhimes told the Times, "then who can?"
Several other women who have donated amongst Swift include Jessica Biel, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, Stacey Snider, Dana Walden, Regina King, Felicity Huffman, Megan Ellison, Kate Hudson, Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Alicia Vikander, Amy Poehler, Olivia Munn, Jessica Chastain, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, among many others.
Flight took off in 2018 and landed in 2017 It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but for passengers aboard Hawaiian Airlines Flight 446 that's exactly what they did . It's no time travel but simply the presence of the global date line that the flight crossed while flying towards its destination.
In an open letter announcing its mission, Time's Up's supporters made clear that they weren't just aiming for better treatment on movie sets, citing support for farmworkers, housekeepers, wait staff and home health aides. It will be housed and administrated by the National Women's Law Center, and now has more than $13 million in donations.
Producer Shonda Rhimes is also a prominent member, alongside showrunner Jill Soloway; Donna Langley, the chairwoman of Universal Pictures; lawyer Nina L. Shaw; and Maria Eitel, an expert in corporate responsibility who is co-chairwoman of the Nike Foundation.
The meetings reportedly began in October, shortly after Harvey Weinstein was first accused of sexual assault.
The group is leaderless and is instead run by a series of working groups each dedicated to bringing about part of the mission statement.
Customs says that passengers continued to be processed during the outage, "using alternative procedures at affected airports". A spokesperson tells CBS News that Customs and Border Patrol has been contacted and are investigating.
The Sensex advanced by 116.53 points, or 0.34 per cent, while the Nifty gained 37.70 points, or 0.35 per cent, during the period. The Sensex clocked its best performance in recent years in 2017, rising by 7,430.37, or 27.91 per cent year-on-year.
Sub-zero wind chills which could cause hypothermia and frostbite are possible Sunday night into Monday morning across all areas. Temperatures will moderate some through the week ahead with high temperatures returning to the 20s.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.1 points and 10.4 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.5 points and 4.4 assists. McCollum scored 25 of his 32 points after halftime, including the tiebreaking basket with 56.5 seconds remaining in overtime.
The futures on United States light crude oil with delivery in February reported an increase of 0.69% to 60.25 USD per barrel. Inventories are down by nearly 20 percent from historic highs last March, and well below this time a year ago or in 2015.
Some of the Australia's A&E units had "standing-room only" after being swamped by more than 100,000 cases of the H3N2 strain. Those over 65, pregnant women and those under 65 with various health conditions are particularly at risk.
Mariah Carey's camp would later state that her earpiece was having issues, which would make it hard to perform. Ryan Seacrest attends New Year's Eve 2017 in Times Square , Dec. 31, 2016, in New York City.
Del Rio was informed after Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that he will not be back as the team's head coach. Those reports indicate Gruden could receive $10 million in salary and an ownership stake.
The superstar of Tamil cinema has kept his fans, fellow actors and political commentators on tenterhooks for several months now. So, I will announce my political stance on 31 December. "Had I not known its dynamics, I would have said okay", he said.
Raiders preparing to offer Jon Gruden head coach job
But the ESPN color commentator played dumb Tuesday when asked whether he was being courted by Oakland. "I hope I'm a candidate". According to Jerry McDonald of the Mercury News , Gruden said, " Well, I think I am being considered , yes".
NCP wants Triple Talaq Bill be referred to Select Committee
However, the Bill was opposed by MPs from RJD, AIMIM, BJD, AIADMK and All India Muslim League, who called it arbitrary in nature. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday issued a three line whip for all its Lok Sabha (LS) and Rajya Sabha (RS) members.
Amber Alert issued for two Round Rock girls
He is also wanted over the abduction of the two girls - 14-year-old Lilianas Griffith and 7-year-old Luluvioletta Bandera-magret. Griffith is 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, with light brown hair, brown eyes, braces and a stud on the right side of her nose.
At least 12 die in plane crash in Costa Rica
The ministry also said later that 10 foreigners were passengers aboard the plane, which was flown by two Costa Rican pilots. State Department confirmed that "multiple U.S. citizens" died in the crash.
Best of 2017 Music City Bowl
Kentucky , meanwhile, is looking to bounce back and end the season on a high note in Nashville after stumbling down the stretch. But these SEC Wildcats have a terrific running back in Benny Snell Jr., and a two-way threat in quarterback Stephen Johnson .
Kids ring in the New Year during local event
Sunday is New Years Eve and many will be staying up until midnight to ring in the new year. Their parents were sitting nearby, relaxing for a moment amid a busy New Year's Eve day.