Reese Witherspoon

Shonda Rhimes, Reese Witherspoon and hundreds of Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative

Shonda Rhimes, Reese Witherspoon and hundreds of Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative

Reese Witherspoon and Shonda Rhimes are among the more than 300 prominent women in Hollywood who have launched an initiative to combat sexual harassment in Tinseltown and beyond.

Time’s Up, as it’s called, was formally announced Monday with an open letter and a full-page ad in the New York Times and Spanish-language newspaper La Opinion. Several of its key players also took to social media to spread the word.

The initiative includes a legal defense fund to help women protect themselves from sexual misconduct, as well as proposed legislation to penalize...

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