Every Time Justin Timberlake References #MeToo & Time's Up in 'Supplies' Video

During the Golden Globes, Justin Timberlake saw some backlash for his involvement in the night's Time's Up message due to his recent work with divisive director Woody Allen. But in his just-released video for "Supplies," Timberlake proves that his interest in the movement goes deeper than just a lapel pin.

The video -- set in a futuristic wasteland overflowing with political issues and white alligators -- makes quite a few references to the #MeToo and Time's Up movements. Below, we gather those moments:

Harvey Weinstein on the video monitors, 0:15

While sitting in front of a collection of TV screens, there is a quick flash to disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein, whose alleged sexual misconduct and assault fueled the #MeToo viral moment and led to dozens of other high-profile accusations.

#MeToo poster on the video monitors, 0:18

A bright pink #MeToo sign is seen on the monitors, which seems to be taken from footage of a rally. The #MeToo movement actually dates way back to 2006 and was created by Tarana Burke, who aims to raise awareness about sexual violence and assault.


Kevin Spacey on the video monitors, 0:20

In addition to Weinstein being shown on the screens, Kevin Spacey is also displayed. In October, Spacey was accused of sexual misconduct by actor Anthony Rapp, which led to more accusations and his eventual dismissal from Netflix's House of Cards.


"The Future Is Female" shirt, 0:26

Another reference to female empowerment is the hugely popular “The Future Is Female" T-shirt being worn by a woman on another screen in front of Timberlake. The shirt design dates back to 1972 and has since resurfaced.

“Pussy Grabs Back” shirt, 2:02

Another popular phrase over the past year is “Pussy Grabs Back” -- a reference to President Trump’s Access Hollywood comments about grabbing women "by the pussy.” A woman is seen wearing a shirt with the phrase on it while holding up a car.

You can watch the video and check out all the references below:


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