Cannes film fest chiefs sign gender equality charter

by Sophie Craig May 15, 2018, 22:26
Cannes film fest chiefs sign gender equality charter

Arriving in the rain with her own private umbrella holder, the 28-year-old star walked up the steps in a sexy metallic silver Chanel Couture dress, while clutching her red-soled heels, presumably Christian Louboutins.

Lewis Film Awards held at Cannes will celebrate women from the film Industry all over the world.

Hey Cannes Film Festival, just so you know, Kristen Stewart is not here for your controversial "high heels only" policy. This is not the first time that she spoke about this tradition at the fest.

Earlier in the week, Kristen had spoken about her delight at being a part of the proceeding at Cannes and praised Cate for speaking out on women's rights at the women's march on Saturday.

Still, it's been a persistent rumor for years that high heels are a requirement for women on the red carpet, and even a casual glance around evening screenings at Cannes reveal that most female guests are still sporting them.

104-Year-Old Australian Scientist Ends Own Life
Swiss law, however, allows anyone of sound mind who has consistently expressed a wish to die to request AVD. On Wednesday, he said: One should be free to choose the death, when death is at an appropriate time.

After passing the first junket of photographers, the actress chose to exit the red carpet in comfort, taking her heels into her hands and making her way up the famed Palais stairs.

Kristen took the shutterbugs by surprise as she removed her black stilettos and walked bare footed. People get very upset at you if you don't wear heels or whatever'.

Many on Twitter applauded Stewart's act of rebellion. If you're not asking guys to wear heels and a dress then you can't ask me either'.

She further continued, "I feel like you can't ask that anymore, but it's still a given".

This is the first Cannes festival since allegations of sexual abuse were first made against producer Harvey Weinstein previous year.

TOP News

Kyle Edmund roars past David Goffin and into Madrid Open quarter-finals
Edmund built on the Djokovic display in emphatic fashion, taking control from the opening game, when he broke Goffin's serve. Maria Sharapova made it to the quarterfinals for the first time since January with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Kristina Mladenovic.

Rahul steers Kings XI over the line against Rajasthan
Following the wicket , Rajasthan lost track as Mujeeb removed Stokes (12) and Buttler in the 13th and 15th overs respectively. The major worry for them continues to be the fact that they still don't know which batsman to play at which spot.

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Venezuelans under drug kingpin rules
State Department has said not all political parties have agreed to the elections, limiting the ability of individuals to run. The U.S. also has imposed economic sanctions on Venezuela at a time when it's seeking to refinance a huge global debt.

Formula 1's aero flip-flopping is comical says Sebastian Vettel
When asked for his thoughts on the anticipated slower lap times, Hamilton said: "I think in this sport the technology we're developing and moving forward all the time..."

Donald Trump made up facts, says Stormy Daniels's lawyer
He also suggested the October 2016 settlement had been made because Trump was in the stretch run of his presidential campaign. Cohen had previously said Trump did not reimburse him, and Trump had denied knowing about the payment.

Giuliani says Trump 'had no knowledge' of Cohen's corporate clients
The company is defending its merger with Time Warner in federal court against the Justice Department's efforts to block the deal. Cohen also reached out to Ford Motor Co., but the auto maker turned him down, according to people familiar with the matter.

Table for four? Google Assistant will book it for you
We're just getting started, but we're excited for how Google Duplex can connect small businesses with Google Assistant users. Android has developed to the point where you don't need to obsessively close your apps to keep your phone running smoothly.

In an interview with the Vice-President asked about the millions of payments paid by the companies trump the personal lawyer of President Mike Cohen.

'I won't resign until ANC PEC tells me to'
He did not say what the letter would contain, but many assumed the Premier had buckled under intense pressure and was resigning. Mahumapelo has also indicated that he will be visiting branches around the province as part of this process.

Berlusconi gives go-ahead for League-5Star government
Italy traditionally holds its national elections in the spring and the latest it has ever voted was June 26, in 1983. Five Star tried to separately strike coalition deals with the League and the incumbent PD.