Celebrity reaction to the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee:
“These men are wholly uninterested and unmoved by this woman’s words…Dr. Ford has to talk about the worst trauma of her life in front of them. This is the reality of being survivor of sexual assault in this country. #WeBelieveDrFord #WeBelieveSurvivors #metooMVMT” — founder of the MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, via Twitter.
“I do NOT know how I got home after I was raped at 15. No memory of it. Neither does she. #ChristinaBlaseyFord” — actress Ashley Judd, via Twitter.
“#IfOnly I could save you. #IfOnly I could help you remove that weight from your tired shoulders and become the joy of an unburdened you. My prayer for all survivors of sexual assault. #MeToo” — actress Alyssa Milano, later tweeting from inside the hearing: “I believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.”
“The Democrats will do anything in their power to win no matter what, this time you’ve lost and will keep losing, the American people are a lot smarter than you are, we can see the truth and nothing but the truth, so help me God. #ConfirmJudgeKavanaughNow.”— actor and Congressional candidate Antonio Sabato Jr.
“Today’s hearing reminds us that to really tell a woman’s story, one must begin with a 15-minute preamble from an elderly man about why her story is suspicious. #KavanaughHearings” — TV personality-comedian Samantha Bee, via Twitter.
“Dr. Ford, I am in awe of your bravery.” — TV personality Ellen DeGeneres, via Twitter.
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