Meryl Streep acceptance speech seem to have set off a lot off controversy, giving her opinion about
most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter. Almost crying when giving her speech
It is interesting to see the medias response to her speech.
Meryl Streep was already a legend before her speech at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, but she gained another level of fame —
and, to some, infamy — in her takedown of President-elect Donald Trump and his policies.
Meryl Streep receives the Cecil B. Demille Award during the 74th Golden Globe Awards
at Beverly Hilton. Mandatory Credit: Paul Drinkwater/NBC via USA…
Viola Davis presented Meryl Streep with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes,
and Streep zeroed in on Trump by mentioning the one performance that stood out most to her:
When Trump was shown apparently mocking a disabled
reporter: “There was nothing good about it, but it did its job,” she said.
“It kind of broke my heart when I saw it, and I still can’t get it out my head
because it wasn’t in a movie, it was in real life. That instinct to humiliate when it’s
modeled by someone in a public platform, it filters down into everyone’s life because
it gives permission for others to do the same. … Disrespect invites disrespect.
Violence insights violence. When the powerful use their position to bully others we all lose.”
She called for members of the press to do their jobs in holding Trump accountable,
and asked others to help protect the press under Trump’s administration.
She ended her speech by quoting her friend Princess Leia, aka Carrie Fisher: “Take your broken heart, make it into art.” Read more
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