This Indian-origin woman did not wear black to the Golden Globes

first_imgAt first glance, it might strike a little odd to see a woman defying the all-black dress code at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.After all, this year’s event was not just about honouring tinsel-town talents. It was also about the fraternity coming together to condemn sexual abuse, symbolised through their black attires.But Meher Tatna, the Indian-origin producer, actress and president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, went for a fiery red, embroidered suit.Does that mean she was not standing in solidarity with the others?Putting all doubts to rest, Meher clarified the reason behind choosing red. ”My mom and I planned this together a couple of months ago, it is a cultural thing. When you have a celebration, you don’t wear black. So she would be appalled if I were to (have) worn black. And so this is for my mom,” she explained while speaking to ET online.Photo: Reuters Also Read: Why Angelina Jolie, Emma Watson and others wore just black to the Golden Globes red carpet However, Tatna did sport the Time’s Up initiative’s black pin.”I do have my Time’s Up button, so [I’m] standing in solidarity with all these other women. The HFPA is 60 per cent women, we’ll have our stories. We are also journalists, so anybody who expresses themselves, especially on this topic, we are in solidarity with,” she was quoted as saying.Talking about sexual harassment, she further added, ”I have my own experiences. What woman doesn’t? Not in the entertainment industry, but when I was a waitress. We were all pinched, groped and pulled, and you just had to kind of deal with it and move on. And now I’m glad that people have found their voices and they speak for me as well.”advertisementlast_img read more