Baftas 2018: And they wore black
Baftas 2018: And they wore black


Stars arrive at British Academy of Film and Television Awards 2018 wearing black to show support for the #MeToo and Time's Up campaign

MANILA, Philippines– Dozens of stars wore black to express support for the fight against sexual harassment at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (Bafta) on Sunday, February 18 held at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Among those who wore black were Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong’o I, Tonya lead actress Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Jennifer Lawrence, Darkest Hour actress Kristin Scott Thomas, and The Shape of Water’s Octavia Spencer.

SUPPORT. Lupita Nyong'o poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP





Natalie Dormer on the red carpet  . @jamiesimonds . #EEBAFTAs

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The men also came in black. Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell, Best Actor Gary Oldman, and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among those who showed support.


The one and only Gary Oldman has arrived!  @jamiesimonds . #EEBAFTAs

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Chiwetel Ejiofor looking sharp on the red carpet @jbirchphoto . #EEBAFTAs

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But there were some stars who opted not to wear black. The Duchness of Cambridge arrived with her husband Prince William, wearing a dark green Jenny Packham dress with a black detail on the waist. 

PROTOCOL. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge smiles as she attends the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 18, 2018. Photo by Chris Jackson / AFP

Best Actress winner Frances McDormand came in a red printed gown. Although she did not wrar black, the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star said: “I want you to know I stand in full solidarity with my sisters tonight in black.”



Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri walked home with 5 awards, while the Shape of Water, which led with 12 nominations went home with 3 awards. – with a report from Agence France-Presse/ 

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