Lorde praises #MeToo movement
Lorde thinks the #MeToo movement has made all men re-examine themselves.
LOS ANGELES - Lorde thinks the #MeToo movement has made all men "check [and] re-examine" themselves, saying she's happy something is finally happening to bring this to the forefront.
She said: "What is really interesting and important about this moment is that every man I know is having to check himself - having to be aware of his misogynistic biases, having to re-examine his understanding of consent. I think that is so overdue and so vital. It's the kind of thing that only comes about when people are brave enough to share and really bring these dudes down. I think every woman is like, 'Oh, my God, it's happening.'"
And the 21-year-old singer also highlighted the "luxury" white people have been given to have their voices heard, something which she says was "eloquently" addressed at by Gabrielle Union.
She added to Billboard magazine: "A really important thing, that Gabrielle Union addressed eloquently, is that we can't forget that white voices are given their moment much more willingly than voices of colour. It's so important to realise that people of colour weren't afforded this luxury of having everybody listen always. But for me, it feels like one of those things where there's this chasm that opens and it's never going to close. You don't get to un-have this moment. This is forever, and the way this trickles down to everyone's lives is a permanent thing."