Online:
Visits:
Stories:
Profile image
By The Shark Tank (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Meryl Streep Blasts Trump in Acceptance Speech

Monday, January 9, 2017 10:34
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

As expected, the Golden Globes last night took any chance it could to jab President-elect Donald Trump in acceptance speeches. Hugh Laurie offered a subtle joke when he said he was accepting the award on the final Golden Globes of all time because those awarding him had the words “Hollywood, foreign and press in the title.” He also added that “even to some Republicans the word association is kinda sketchy.”

But, one speech in particular had social media blowing up.

When Meryl Streep gave her acceptance speech for receiving the Cecile B. Demille award, she called the press and the acting community one of “the most vilified segments of society right now.” Then, she blasted Donald Trump for the long running fallacy that he mocked a disabled reporter, and she proclaimed that the creative community needed to come together to protect journalists.

Streep explained that Hollywood was filled with outsiders from other countries and mentioned Ryan Gosling from Canada, Amy Adams from Italy and Ruth Negga from Ethiopia as examples before concluding that “if you kick them all out, you’ll have nothing to watch but football and mixed martial arts, which are not the arts!” Those in attendance applauded and cheered for a statement that not only trivializes immigration reform but also demeans the sports community by trashing it as inferior when the sports world is as diverse as it comes.

As a result, President-elect Donald Trump fired back at the actress with several tweets:

When it comes to the long running accusation that the President-elect mocked a disabled reporter, it’s documented that during the campaign trail Trump used the same gestures to describe people in fear.

The post Meryl Streep Blasts Trump in Acceptance Speech appeared first on Shark Tank.



Source: http://shark-tank.com/2017/01/09/meryl-streep-blasts-trump-in-acceptance-speech/

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.