Debra Messing Called Out E!...on the E! Red Carpet

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We're barely ten minutes into the E! Golden Globes red carpet (opens in new tab) and it's already completely iconic thanks to Debra Messing standing up for former E! host Catt Sadler (opens in new tab)—on the E! red carpet.

While being interviewed by Giuliana Rancic, Messing said, "I was so shocked to hear that E! doesn't believe in paying their female co-hosts the same as their male co-hosts." She continued, "I mean, I miss Catt Sadler. And so, we stand with her."

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YES. Women and men deserve equal payment across industries, and major props to Messing for standing up for what is right—even when it's uncomfortable.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.