It was one of the most stirring speeches in Golden Globes history but not everyone liked Meryl Streep‘s speech, in which the Cecil B. DeMille award recipient took aim at president-elect Donald Trump on Sunday, January 8. And the former reality TV star was among those critics.
After an introduction by Viola Davis, the 67-year-old Oscar winner talked about the diversity in the Hollywood community and called out the self-proclaimed billionaire for mocking a disabled reporter, saying, “This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing.”
“Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence,” she continued. “And the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose.”