Meryl Streep, Amy Schumer, Other Stars Criticize Donald Trump’s ‘Locker Room Talk’ in New Video

Meryl Streep, Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, and Rose McGowan are among the celebrities who are appearing in a new video from director Liz Garbus called “Not Okay” that challenges Donald Trump’s characterization of his comments on a 2005 “Access Hollywood” recording as “locker room talk.”

Also appearing in the video, from the independent expenditure group Humanity for Hillary, are Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Sarah Jones, Martha Plimpton, and Amber Tamblyn.

The video starts with testimonials from woman and teenagers who have experienced groping, sexual harassment, and sexual assault, intercut with footage from the “Access Hollywood” video, in which Trump makes lewd and vulgar comments and makes boasts about his behavior.

Trump has said that he regrets making the remarks, but denies that he has ever committed sexual assault.

Humanity for Hillary was co-founded by Laura Dawn, producer Sarah Sophie Flicker, and the group Art Not War, with Diane English as adviser. Among those backing the effort are the groups Humanity for Progress — led by English and tech entrepreneur Chuck Parrish — and Creatives for Humanity, which includes Geraldine Laybourne, the Nickelodeon creator and former Oxygen CEO; producer and journalist Adaora Udoji; and TED executive Juliet Blake.

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  1. Helen says:

    Sara, wait a minute….It’s not O.K. to talk dirty to women and assault them, but it’s O.K. to shame them in public for working as a fashion model ? I don’t get that… These women bigots should try to understand, that there is a difference between talk and action, there is a difference between fashion and pornography etc etc. Donald Trump has no history like Bill Clinton has or others. But because Bill Clinton was such a ‘handsome’ women’s favorite, it’s O.K. what he did & no woman filmmaker ever made a video about him, how he got a good b.j. in the Oral Office by Monica. Check your head, women. It’s not O.K., what you do. These are crass double standards. If you really want to defend women’s rights, don’t abuse your agenda for political reasons only to support a war-loving, dangerous person like Hillary Clinton. THIS IS NOT O:K:, sisters.

  2. Helen says:

    Sara, wait a minute….It’s not O.K. to talk dirty to women and assault them, but it’s O.K. to shame them in public for working as a fashion model ? I don’t get that… These women bigots should try to understand, that there is a difference between talk and action, there is a difference between fashion and pornography etc etc. Donald Trump has no history like Bill Clinton has or others. But because Bill Clinton was such a ‘handsome’ women’s favorite, it’s O.K. what he did & no woman filmmaker ever made a video about him, how he got a good b.j. in the Oral Office by Monica. Check your head, women. It’s not O.K., what you do. These are crass double standards. If you really want to defend women’s rights, don’t abuse your agenda for political reasons only support a war-loving, dangeous person like Hillary Clinton. THIS IS NOT O:K:, sisters.

  3. Sara says:

    Class Act, Mrs Trump

  4. Hausjam says:

    Because we all know just how upstanding and moral Hollywood starlets are.

  5. october says:

    Very powerful video. I think most women can relate to this. NOT OK.

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