Oprah Winfrey Fights For Women's Rights In Powerful Golden Globes Speech

Meryl Streep made a poignant speech at last year's Golden Globes about Donald Trump's political policies

Meryl Streep made a poignant speech at last year's Golden Globes about Donald Trump's political policies

Accepting a lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globes, to many, Oprah Winfrey sounded like more than a media mogul and talk show host.

"Just saw @Oprah's empowering & inspiring speech at last night's #GoldenGlobes", Ivanka tweeted.

Her moving speech brought the crowd to their feet and tears to their eyes as she delved into the story of Recy Taylor, an African-American woman who was kidnapped and gang-raped by a group of white men on her way home from church in 1944.

Winfrey delivered a passionate speech for women at the Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the awards show.

But that didn't sit well with several prominent personalities, who complained that she had not denounced her father, President Donald Trump, who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by several women.

The list includes Juliet Huddy, Natasha Stoynoff, Jill Harth, Jessica Leeds, Ninni Laksonen, Rachel Crooks, Cathy Heller, Mindy McGillivray, Summer Zervos, Kristin Anderson, Jessica Drake, Karena Virginia and Temple Taggart. Does she have what it takes to run the country?

The actress wrote on the micro-blogging website: "Great!"

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"There is a special place in hell for people who prey on children", she tweeted, adding that she believed Moore's accusers. YOU are indeed part of the problem Ivanka. "Their time is up", said Winfrey.

Axios reporter Jonathan Swan tweeted that she had "raised eyebrows" with the tweet supporting Oprah's words.

In this handout photo provided by NBC Universal, Meyers spoke onstage during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. "For years, we've sold these awards shows as women, with our gowns and colors and our lovely faces and our glamour".

The speech quickly set off speculation of a possible presidential challenge to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE by Winfrey in 2020.

The TV and movie star, who is a billionaire, also praised the work of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

"They're the women whose names we'll never know. Oprah. Oprah, you're a competitor, right?"

A-list actresses wore black in a show of solidarity with women who said they had suffered at the hands of powerful sex pests such as Harvey Weinstein.

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