President Trump Was Named Time's "Runner-Up" Person Of The Year

Mohammed bin Salman wins TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 online reader poll

This time, it's about the collective voices that have irrevocably changed our culture. Women like Taylor Swift, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Ashley Judd, and Isabel Pascual all among those who make up "The Silence Breakers", the people who stood up to sexual predators and are now being recognized for "giving voice to open secrets, for moving whisper networks onto social networks, for pushing us all to stop accepting the unacceptable". There is also a person to the right of the cover whose face can not be seen.

Helms said on the Today Show Wednesday that the president's tweet "wasn't correct" and that the magazine had done the photo shoot for the reveal five days before the comments.

Dubbed "the silence breakers" in Time's accompanying feature and the #MeToo movement on its shortlist, the magazine's latest honouree recognizes the women and men who, in increasing numbers and with greater success since a pair of October features in The New York Times and New Yorker laid bare the serial predatory behaviour of iconic film producer Harvey Weinstein, have been stepping forward and sharing their stories of being victims of harassment. "Literally, I exited that hotel room at the Peninsula Hotel in 1997 and came straight downstairs to the lobby, where my dad was waiting for me, because he happened to be in Los Angeles from Kentucky, visiting me on the set. I told him. I told everyone".

Over the course of the conversation around sexual harassment and assault, accusations of sexual harassment and assault also emerged against many other well-known names such as actor Kevin Spacey and comedian Louis CK.

And TIME magazine has acknowledged those countless victims this year by conferring the title to the "The Silence Breakers".

"This reckoning appears to have sprung up overnight", the Time feature states. "But it has actually been simmering for years, decades, centuries", stated the TIME article.

"The image you see partially on the cover is of a woman we talked to, a hospital worker from the middle of the country, who doesn't feel that she can come forward without threatening her livelihood".

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