Glitterati asked to wear black to IFTAs over gender imbalance

The idea to wear black came from Time’s Up, which saw A-list celebrities wear black on the red carpet of the Golden Globes

14th January, 2018
Áine Moriarty, chief executive of the Irish Film and Television Academy,

Celebrities are being encouraged to wear black to the upcoming Irish Film and Television Academy awards after only three women were nominated in the best actress category due to a lack of suitable candidates.

The idea to wear black came from Time’s Up, a movement against sexual harassment launched this year which saw A-list celebrities wear black on the red carpet of the Golden Globes last week.

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