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Meryl Streep Calls On Melania And Ivanka Trump To Speak Out More Against Sexual Harassment

Date January 9, 2018

In her recent interview, one of the most prominent and world-favorite actresses, Meryl Streep, came up with an idea that the first lady of the United States, Melania Trump, and her daughter, Ivanka Trump, should speak out more about the problem of sexual harassment.

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Meryl Streep calls on Melania and Ivanka to speak against sexual harassment.

The year 2017 was definitely the year of powerful women. The problem of sexual harassment, which has emerged in the last months, captured the public attention far beyond the borders of Hollywood.

A lot of popular people join their forces to handle women harassment problem. Recently, famous women and men started supporting the program 'time's up,' which enlightens the importance of open protest against ‘inappropriate behavior’ of high-profile men.

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Meryl Streep was criticized for not speaking out about the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, alongside the hashtag "#SheKnew." But in her latest interview, the actress named the reason why she kept silent for so long.

Streep explained she wanted to hear from the president's wife her opinion about the problem. She said:

I don’t want to hear about the silence of me. I want to hear about the silence of Melania Trump. I want to hear from her. She has so much that’s valuable to say. And so does Ivanka. I want her to speak now.

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The actress added that such important problem should be handled on the highest level and the first lady and her eldest daughter need to raise public awareness and show their great support to all participants of “#MeToo” movement.

READ ALSO: Donald Trump Jr. Reacts To Meryl Streep’s Comments About Melania And Ivanka Trump

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As it was reported earlier, there was one more fact that proved women’s solidarity when it comes to mutual compassion and support. Hollywood women wore black dresses at the Golden Globe Awards 2018.

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Today, Meryl Streep also promotes her new film The Post which reveals the dark secrets of Pentagon. The movie will come on a big screen at the beginning of 2018.

READ ALSO: Popular Artists, Actors, And Business People Join Forces To Handle Women Sexual Harassment Problem

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