"We've been working together this year and when Michelle Williams spearheaded the idea of actresses bringing activists on the red carpet, my first thought was, "It would be so great to do it with Marai", because we have fun together, we challenge each other", Emma shared with E! ahead of the show.
For those excited to see if numerous A-list stars are bringing their significant others or family members as their dates to the Golden Globes, you will have to wait for a different award show. King said it was "one of the highlights" of her life to attend on such an important night.
Emma Stone brought the woman she played in the film "Battle of the Sexes" - tennis legend Billie Jean King.
"We believe we are nearing a tipping point in transforming the culture of violence in the countries where we live and work".
Laura Dern's date was Monica Ramirez, co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, "who wrote the attractive letter of solidarity in Time magazine", said Dern of how she connected with Ramirez, representing female farmworkers.
A number of these activists represent women outside of the entertainment industry, in areas where the type of abuse Time's Up aims to eradicate is as deeply entrenched as is Hollywood.
Meryl Streep's activist date was Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of Caring Across Generations campaign. Sarandon, who is nominated for her performance in FEUD: Bette and Joan, is bringing community organizer Rosa Clemente, who, as the Times reports, is "focused on political prisoners, voter engagement and Puerto Rican independence, and who also ran for vice president on the Green Party ticket in 2008".
Amy Poehler posed with Saru Jayaraman, workplace justice advocate for restaurant workers.
And Shailene Woodley brought Calina Lawrence, a member of the Suquamish Tribe and an advocate for Native Treaty Rights, the Mni Wiconi movement and #NoLNG253 movement. Out of solidarity with the victims of sexual harassment and assault, many women have said they will be dressing in black.