Entertainment Brit Awards bosses invite stars to wear white rose pins to show #TimesUp support

01:05  15 february  2018
01:05  15 february  2018 Source:   Cover Media

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  Dua Lipa shows her support for sex abuse victims with white rose at the Brit Awards Singer Dua Lipa showed her support for the victims of sexual harassment and abuse on the Brit Awards red carpet by carrying a white rose. Nominees and guests showed up at Wednesday's (21Feb18) ceremony in London wearing wearing white rose pins to show solidarity for the Time's Up movement launched in the wake of the entertainment industry’s sexual assault crisis, but the 22-year-old decided a pin wasn't enough. One of the first stars to arrive, Dua showed up in a ruffled pink dress, clutching a white rose. The New Rules star had five nominations going into the big night. Singers Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding also arrived holding white roses and Ora even posed kissing hers. Brits bosses wrote to the heads of every U.K. record label, inviting their artists to wear a pin "as a symbol of solidarity" after stars attending the Grammy Awards in New York last month (Jan18) adopted the white rose as a token of unity with victims of abuse. The Time's Up movement kicked off on New Year's Day (01Jan18), with many celebrities pledging to support the cause, created to help fund victims' legal battles against their abusers and harassers. Nominees and guests at the Golden Globes in January and the BAFTA Awards in London on Sunday (18Feb18) opted to wear black on the red carpet to show their support. U.S.-based record company executives Meg Harkins and Karen Rait came up with the white rose idea for the Grammys after learning show bosses had no plans to officially show their support for the Time's Up movement. Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, Pink, Lana Del Rey, Elton John, Lady Gaga, Cardi B, and Miley Cyrus were among the stars who wore a rose or a similar white flower.

The organizers of the Brit Awards are asking guests, presenters and artists attending next week’s ceremony to wear a white rose pin in support of the # TimesUp movement.

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Stars attending the Brit Awards in London next week (beg19Feb18) will be wearing white rose pins to salute the bravery of sexual assault victims.

The fashion accessory is a nod to the #TimesUp anti-harassment and misconduct campaign that launched at the beginning of 2018.

Brits bosses have written to the heads of every U.K. record label, inviting their artists to wear a pin "as a symbol of solidarity".

Stars attending the Grammy Awards in New York last month (Jan18) adopted the white rose as a symbol of solidarity with victims of abuse, and many musicians wore the flower on the red carpet.

a woman wearing a black dress © Provided by Cover Media

The #TimesUp movement kicked off on New Year's Day (01Jan18), with many celebrities pledging to support the cause, created to help fund victims' legal battles against their abusers and harassers.

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Stars attending the Brit Awards will be given white rose pins to show support for the Time ’s Up movement against harassment and gender inequality. The organisers of next week’s show have written to record labels to say the pins will be given to guests, presenters and performers.

The organisers of next week's BRIT Awards have asked attendees to wear a white rose pin in support of #MeToo and # TimesUp . The pin serves "as a symbol of solidarity, which we invite them to wear , if they so choose".

Nominees and guests at the Golden Globes in January opted to wear black on the red carpet to show their support, and U.S.-based record company executives Meg Harkins and Karen Rait came up with the white rose idea after learning Grammy bosses had no plans to officially show their support for the movement.

The two women created the Voices in Entertainment organisation and chose the white rose because of its association with the suffragette movement.

Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, Pink, Lana Del Rey, Elton John, Lady Gaga, Cardi B, and Miley Cyrus were among the stars who wore a rose or a similar white flower.

Rita Ora, who is expected to be among the singers wearing a rose pin at the Brit Awards, said, "It's incredible how the world is pivoting in a new direction. The more voices that come together, the more powerful everything gets."

Harkins is thrilled by the Brits Awards bosses' support, telling the BBC, "We are thrilled the Brits have taken the proactive decision to support Voices In Entertainment and Time's Up. This is not only an important conversation in the U.S. but all over the world and the Brits will help focus attention on these ongoing issues."

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