Golden Globes 2018: Elisabeth Moss Invokes Weinsteingate, 'Rewrites' Margaret Atwood

Elisabeth Moss said: "We no longer live in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. We are the story in print and we are writing the story ourselves."

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Golden Globes 2018: Elisabeth Moss Invokes Weinsteingate, 'Rewrites' Margaret Atwood

Elisabeth Moss with her Golden globe trophy. (Image courtesy: Twitter)


New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. Elisabeth Moss won Best Actress in Television Drama Series
  2. Elisabeth Moss invoked Margaret Atwood in acceptance speech
  3. Her show, The Handmaid's Tale, is based on Margaret Atwood's story
Actress Elisabeth Moss, who won Best Actress in a Television Series, Drama for her role in The Handmaid's Tale gave an impassioned acceptance speech in which without taking names she addressed the Harvey Weinstein scandal. She invoked Canadian author Margaret Atwood (on whose story Elisabeth's show is based) and quoted: "We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories." After a short gap Elisabeth added: "Margaret Atwood, this is for you and for all the women before and after you, who were able to speak out against intolerance an injustice and to fight for equality and freedom in the world. We no longer live in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. We no longer live in the gaps between the stories. We are the story in print and we are writing the story ourselves."
 

The Handmaid's Tale also won the Best Television Series in Drama.

On the red carpet too, women and men stood together in solidarity with the survivors of Weinsteingate and others. "People are aware now of a power imbalance. It's led to abuse in our industry. (...) It's everywhere," Meryl Streep, who is nominated in Best Actress category for The Post, told reporters on the red carpet, reports AFP.

The 75th Golden Globe Awards is currently underway in California. The award ceremony is hosted by Seth Meyers.


Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................