Gbowee said she spent more than a decade simply trying to survive and “waiting for a white knight.”
She is not a white knight arriving to rescue a failing company.
Not since that 1985 Mikhail Baryshnikov cinematic embarrassment has the term “white knight” so polluted the public discourse.
In Season 1, Ned Stark—the closest thing to a white knight—was decapitated.
Jeb Bush would be the most likely “white knight” candidate to get drafted into a brokered convention.
Changuys arose, and went to the seven lineages, and told them what the white knight had said.
The squire did as he was bidden, and told Sir Galahad of the white knight's words.
Then that white knight might easily have struck him down if he had been minded to do so.
"Even the thunder and lightning," interrupted the white knight.
Then the white knight dismounted from his horse and came to where Sir Percival was.
A person or company that intervenes to thwart a hostile takeover bid: Miami firm calls $1.6 billion bid ''inadequate''; seeks white knight for rescue
[1981+; fr the White Knight in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass]