The important meaning behind Olivia Colman's Golden Globes ring

By Zach Harper

The important meaning behind Olivia Colman's Golden Globes ring

Olivia Colman looked stunning at the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, and eagle-eyed red carpet watchers might have noticed an important detail about her hand.

The Crown star wore a stylish and trendy red dress with puffy sleeves, which she paired with a matching clutch and pointed heels. But did you catch what she was wearing on her right hand?

Olivia had adapted a badge, which she wears wearing as a giant ring on her middle finger. It read, "Equal representation for actresses, 50:50."

ERA 50:50 is a British organization that wants gender balance on stage and screen in the UK. According to its website, it was started after a report revealed male actors are overrepresented in Britain by a ratio of 2:1 and crowd scenes are just 17 per cent women.

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More than 200 actresses in the UK are part of the campaign, including Olivia's Crown predecessor Claire Foy and Emma Watson, who also wore one of their badges at the 2018 Golden Globes!

Emma Watson wore one of the badges with activist Marai Larasi on the red carpet at the 2018 Golden Globes. Photo: © David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

We're happy to see Olivia supporting such a worthy cause!