This year, the talk of the Golden Globes red carpet was the "silent protest", where actors and actresses opted to wear black as part of the #TimesUp campaign. However, Messing reminded those tuning in to the awards show that harassment isn't the only issue facing working women. This is about every woman in every industry globally.we need equal representation.
Be sure to ch-ch-check out the SNAP! We appreciate Catt Sadler's many contributions at E! "My team and I asked for what I know I deserve and were denied repeatedly". News host who announced she left the network in December after discovering her co-host, Jason Kennedy, was making "close to double" her salary for several years.
Messing also explained the reasons she made a decision to take part in the red-carpet blackout.
Messing's moment on the red carpet is already generating plenty of reactions, and we give her all the credit in the world for being bold enough to go there. And that's something that can change tomorrow. News that she's wearing black "to thank and honor all of the courageous whistleblowers who came forward and shared their stories of harassment and assault and discrimination".
Messing isn't the only actress to speak out in support of the former E! host.
Messing's interview is a reminder that E! won't be able to hide from its history of gender pay discrimination - even when it's supposed to be doing the interviewing.