Saturday, 20 January, 2018

Women who didn't wear black to the Golden Globes

Best Moments During the 75th Golden Globes Awards Best Moments During the 75th Golden Globes NBCUniversal via Getty Images
Sammy Stanley | 12 January, 2018, 15:16

Oprah Winfrey won over the Golden Globes, and that was good news for Weight Watchers International Inc. investors. Several actresses brought activists as their companions for the show.

Oprah Winfrey's acceptance speech for winning the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at Sunday night's Golden Globes was inspiring, but NBC's social media reaction to the moment drew boos from many online. This is not the first time rumors have circulated regarding Winfrey's presidential aspirations.

Her speech, and the power in her words, will go down in history.

. Barack Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. But many don't seem to mind. "I do have my Time's Up button, so [I'm] standing in solidarity with all these other women", she explained. He called her "sounder on economics than Bernie Sanders, understands Middle America better than Elizabeth Warren, less touchy-feely than Joe Biden, more pleasant than Andrew Cuomo, more charismatic than John Hickenlooper". According to political veteran Thom Serafin, the bigger question is whether Winfrey would be willing to put herself through a grueling presidential campaign. "What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool that we all have", Winfrey said, expressing her appreciation for the women who have come forward but also pointing out the voices of women whose "names we will never know".

Actor Tara Strong tweeted, "I'm sorry @IvankaTrump but unless you wish to call out your own father for his taped admission to assaulting women, your desire to join the sisterhood can not be taken with any validity ..." She was ideal in that event. It's certainly an interesting question which remains to be seen.

In November she came out against Republican candidate for Alabama Senate Roy Moore, who had been accused of historic child abuse crimes. "I have no time for Hollywood fakery, but you I love, @AsiaArgento".

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Meryl Streep, 68, wants Winfrey to run, adding: "I don't think she had any intention but now she doesn't have a choice". Not long after, multiple reports citing sources close to the CEO of the Oprah Winfrey Network said she might.

"A new day is on the horizon!"

Just three months ago, Oprah squashed any prospect of running for president in 2020, telling longtime friend Gayle King, "There will be no running for office of any kind for me".

And, considering Oprah's whole speech was pretty much a jab at the patriarchy, we understand people's overall confusion.

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