Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Celebrities Spoke up after Ivanka Trump Supported Time's Up

Celebrities Spoke up after Ivanka Trump Supported Time's Up

Ivanka Trump a year ago stood by her father when he was accused by more than a dozen women of unwanted sexual advances and outright assault.

Journalist Jennifer Rubin slammed Ivanka's tweet as "hypocritical" and "clueless" and referenced the President's support of Republican politician Roy Moore, who was accused of sexual misconduct. Actor Natasha Rothwell also weighed in, reminding Ivanka of the accusations against her dad, as did author Michael Wolff, who said, "Who does she think her father is?"

Her tweet, which came around the same time a clip of her father struggling to remember the words to the national anthem went viral, did not exactly do the trick.

During her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Oprah acknowledged the Time's Up movement and declared that "a new day is on the horizon" for women worldwide, following the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations plaguing Hollywood.

Celebrities Spoke up after Ivanka Trump Supported Time's Up
Celebrities Spoke up after Ivanka Trump Supported Time's Up

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The first daughter didn't consult with her aides Monday night before expressing herself on Twitter.

"Ivanka Trump has been an active co-conspirator in the enabling and the covering up of her father's self-confessed lifetime of sexual assault and abuse", he added. Ivanka Trump tweeted praise of the speech.

Ivanka has not yet responded to criticism of the tweet.

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