Golden Globes Backstage: Big Little Lies' Even More Resonant In #MeToo Times

Tonya Becker
January 8, 2018

On a night when women were demanding to be heard, the cast of "Big Little Lies" said it was extra gratified that the female-centric HBO show garnered the Golden Globe for limited TV series.

Kidman did not disappoint him and kept on blowing kisses back to her on-screen love interest, while he was sharing his acceptance speech.

After a slightly awkward kiss from Urban, Kidman hit the stage to deliver her emotional speech. "Wow, the power of women". Nicole, I love you.

Kidman also took to honor her mother, Janelle Ann Kidman, for empowering her at an early age.


"My mamma was an advocate for the women's movement when I was growing up and because of her, I'm standing here", she said.

The actress also noted that her "Big Little Lies" character was in sync with the ongoing conversation in Hollywood surrounding sexual assault and harassment.

The 21-year-old was nominated for her performance in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why for best actress in a TV drama series, but the victor was Elisabeth Moss for The Handmaid's Tale.

"This is from Margaret Atwood: "We were the people who were not in the papers".


"I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth, like the truth of so many other women who were tormented in those years, and even now tormented, goes marching on". Antonia Kidman, my sister, and I say thank you Janelle Kidman for what you fought for so hard.

"We're more united as an industry, men and women, and we're able to shine a light on other industries".

"This year, we became the story."

"I urge all of us to not only support survivors and bystanders who are fearless enough to tell their truth, but to promote restorative justice", she told the audience.


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