NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — Stars turned out on the Grammys red carpet Sunday displaying white roses in solidarity with the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements against sexual misconduct ahead of music’s biggest night and what is usually the wildest display of fashion during awards season.
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Bay Area rapper K. Flay, in a black tuxedo jacket, chose a Time’s Up button instead but noted all such symbols are important expressions of solidarity for women.
Songwriter Diane Warren, a 15-time Grammy nominee, wore black and white and went her own way on symbols. She wore white gloves with “Girl” on one hand and “Power” on the other, explaining: “I didn’t want to wear the rose. I’m a rebel.”READ MORE: Monterey Police Arrest Two For Numerous Offenses Following Shooting
Nominees The Secret Sisters went big with white roses, noting it’s time for the music industry to step up.
Perhaps it was a New York vibe — the Grammys hadn’t been held here in 15 years — that had a parade of music men opting for traditional black tuxedos and suits. Or perhaps the black, including sparkly star looks, was a holdover from the solidarity display in support of women sexual misconduct survivors at the recent Screen Actors Guild awards.
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