Time’s Person of the Year cover features six women.
> “Silence breakers” honoured.
> Selection of women who inspired #MeToo social media campaign.
> Movement lifted lid on sexual misconduct of America’s powerful entertainment and political figures.
At first glance, the cover features five women.
ASHLEY JUDD (TOP, SECOND FROM LEFT)
> Public declaration prompted widespread allegations against a number of Tinseltown elites dating back decades.
SUSAN FOWLER (SECOND FROM RIGHT)
> Caused Uber CEO Travis Kalinick to step down in June after misogynistic behaviour and “Boob-er” comments came to light.
TAYLOR SWIFT (RIGHT)
Sparked most debate.
Reason she's in: Sexual assault trial in August after being groped by ex-radio DJ David Mueller in 2015.
Some criticised her inclusion:
While others defended the decision:
ADAMA IWU (BOTTOM, SECOND FROM LEFT)
ISABEL PASCUAL (LEFT)
Lesser known strawberry picker from Mexico.
And the final one you may have missed …
Notice the elbow on the right?
It might just be the most important piece of the puzzle.
Who is it?
Elbow belongs to anonymous hospital worker from Texas.
> Refused to reveal identity for fear of repercussions.
A woman who doesn't feel she can come forward without threatening her livelihood.
Many praised the symbolic move.
Consolation for President Donald Trump:
First runner-up ahead of Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.