‘The Silence Breakers’ of the #MeToo movement have been named as the Person of the Year for 2017. (Source: AP/Twitter)

Time Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers


Time got it right: The Silence Breakers.

She recalls one screenwriter friend telling her that Weinstein’s behavior was an open secret passed around on the whisper network that had been furrowing through Hollywood for years. It allowed for people to warn others to some degree, but there was no route to stop the abuse. “Were we supposed to call some fantasy attorney general of moviedom?” Judd asks. “There wasn’t a place for us to report these experiences.”

Finally, in October—when Judd went on the record about Weinstein’s behavior in the New York Times, the first star to do so—the world listened.




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