Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017: The Best, Worst, and Most Political Moments – TIME


The Screen Actors Guild Awards are given by actors to their peers, so depending on how you look at them, they are either a glitzy self-congratulatory pat on the back, or the most honest award around as artists recognize the best in their field. This year, though, the show blended Hollywood glamour with political outrage. The show started with Scandal star Kerry Washington preemptively defending the right of Hollywood stars to speak up. “A lot of people are saying right now that actors shouldn’t express their opinions when it comes to politics,” she said. “But the truth is, actors are activists no matter what, because we embody the worth and humanity of all people.”

Her words were seconded by Ashton Kutcher, who opened the show. “Good evening, fellow SAG-AFTRA members and everyone at home — and everyone in airports that belong in my America,” Kutcher said to resounding…



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