The media mogul's message came during a Golden Globes ceremony notable for being the first major award show since Hollywood first began addressing rampant sexual harassment against women in the entertainment industry and beyond. She went on to call out the recent departure from E!
One of the sources said these conversations date back several months. Other actresses followed Messing's lead, repeatedly dunking on the very network hosting the broadcast, turning its ubiquity on awards day against it. The bias against @realDonaldTrump is now so obvious they have simply given up hiding it. Actresses brought up the money the Time's Up initiative has raised.
"We all know that the press is under siege these days, but we also know that it is the insatiable dedication to uncovering the absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice, to tyrants and victims and secrets and lies", Winfrey said. "And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say 'Me too"' again", she concluded to a standing ovation.
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"In 2011, I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, jokes about how he was unqualified to be president", Meyers said during his opening monologue.
But Winfrey wasn't the only to tackle the elephant in the room, with most of the stars wearing black and making reference to the string of sexual harassment and assault accusations Hollywood witnessed this year.
"It's up to the people", Graham told a Los Angeles Times reporter.
Vicious maybe, but Meyers did it with panache, and proved to be the right steward for what was, laughs and personal attacks aside, a more earnest-than-usual evening for the Globes, a show known for its almost-anything-could-happen vibe. It was a series about a group of women realizing they're far more powerful as a group than they are as rivals. "She understands politics, she is powerful".More news: NVIDIA BFGDs 65-inch 4K 120Hz Display With G-SYNC Launched
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which labors to manufacture a version of mid-American authenticity and to say something about anger, apparently persuaded the HFPA, which gave awards to Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell and the screenplay by Martin McDonagh.
Just as much of the night reflected the wide concerns people are feeling around abuse, it also reflected limitations that are often found in the responses to it.
"For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power of those men", Winfrey said.
"It was somewhere in Rosa Parks" heart nearly 11 years later when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery", Winfrey said.
Portman managed to cause heads to turn as she presented the Best Director awards, subtly criticising the lack of female representation in the category.
Coco, the Pixar film about a 12-year-old Mexican boy who finds himself transported to the land of the dead, won for best animated feature. Ewan McGregor won for the third season of FX's Fargo.