However, Messing reminded those tuning in to the awards show that harassment isn't the only issue facing working women. Here's where the 49-year-old industry vet called out E!. SNAP! moment for yourself (above) AND take a look at the best reactions to the shade (below).
"I am wearing black to thank and honor all the courageous whistleblowers that came forward to share their stories of assault and discrimination", Debra Messing said while speaking to E!'s Giuliana Rancic, 43, while on the red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globes.
In a post on her personal blog, Sadler wrote she discovered the pay discrepancy while negotiating the contract with the network.
"I am wearing black to thank and honor all of the fearless whistle blowers who came forward and shared their stories of harassment and assault and discrimination", she explained.
A group of high-profile actresses - including Gal Gadot ("Wonder Woman"), Saoirse Ronan ("Lady Bird"), and Mary J. Blige ("Mudbound") - reportedly plan to wear black as a gesture of solidarity with victims of sexual abuse.
Appearing in an interview with Ryan Seacrest on E!'s Live on the Red Carpet, Longoria exclaimed with pride, "We stand with you, Catt!" as Witherspoon nodded in agreement.
Debra was being interviewed Sunday by E! host Giuliana Rancic, at which point Debra says.
"We want diversity, we want intersectional gender parity, we want equal pay", Messing told E! on the carpet.