Celebrities Encouraged To Wear White Roses To The Grammys

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They chose the white rose both because of its practical nature and symbolic colour, given tha the suffragettes wore white during their protests.

For the Golden Globes, it was dressing all in black, and for the Grammys it's wearing white roses, but no matter the color, it's empowering to watch the Time's Up movement continue to gain support throughout both the film and music communities.


According to Billboard, the move is being led by Meg Harkins and Karen Rait, two music industry executives, and guests will be encouraged to pin small white roses to the label of a suit or the side of a dress to indicate that they stand in solidarity with the movement.

Harkins and Rait, as well as 10 other women in the music industry, have banded together to establish a collective known as Voices in Entertainment, after meeting for dinner recently in New York City. "Wear a white rose". Music stars such as Kelly Clarkson, Cyndi Lauper, Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora and Bebe Rexha have already confirmed their support of this decision and are expected to display the symbol of unity at the presentation on Sunday, January 28th. They've also coordinated #TimesUp representatives to be sure they stay true to the movement.


Through this demonstration, the women expect the issue of harassment will be brought to the forefront of the Grammy Awards show and impact not just those in attendance at Madison Square Garden but the millions watching from home. Harkins notes how "it is an important conversation politically in our country and it's also a conversation we need to have internally with our artists and our companies". Tune into the Grammys on Sunday, Jan. 28, on CBS.


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