Sunday night’s Golden Globe awards started off with a curtsy to Oprah Winfrey’s future in politics.
“In 2011, we told some jokes about the stream boss at the White House Correspondents Dinner, jokes about how he was utter to be president,” Host Seth Meyers pronounced in his opening monologue. “And some have pronounced that night assured him to run. And if that’s true, we would just like to contend Oprah you will never be President,” he said, personification on some retreat psychology. “You do not have what it takes.”
It was at last year’s Golden Globes that Meryl Streep called out President Trump in her acceptance debate for the Cecil B. DeMille Award, but even mentioning him by name. Trump fired back the next day with a tweet, job Streep “one of the many over-rated actresses in Hollywood.”
Streep wasn’t alone in her criticisms of the president. Mr. Trump was reduction than two weeks out from his coronation at the time, and it seemed that a poke at the then-president-elect came with every acceptance debate delivered at the Globes that night.
In a sheer contrast, this year’s Golden Globes featured very little Trump talk. Meyers nailed a few jokes at the president’s expense, but Mr. Trump was a sideshow to the categorical domestic eventuality of Sunday night: the “Time’s Up” beginning started by roughly 300 distinguished womanlike players in Hollywood as a follow-up to the #MeToo movement. Actors and actresses took to the red runner dressed in all black, pairing their outfits with buttons reading “Time’s Up,” to draw courtesy to passionate misconduct.
Also garbed in a black robe was Winfrey, who filled the presidential blank during her acceptance debate for the same endowment Streep won a year earlier.
“So we wish all the girls examination here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon!” she pronounced in the final moments of her remarks. “And when that new day finally dawns, it will be since of a lot of pretentious women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some flattering unusual men, fighting tough to make certain that they turn the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to contend ‘Me too’ again.”
Within seconds of the end of her speech, Twitter was lighting up with speculations of a intensity Winfrey campaign and “#Oprah2020” started trending, nonetheless she had pronounced she has no seductiveness in a presidential run in an Oct talk with CBS This Morning.
“There will be no using for bureau of any kind for me,” she pronounced in the interview.
In the day following her speech, old comments Mr. Trump done about Winfrey being his “first choice” for a intensity clamp boss collect resurfaced.
“I really haven’t gotten there utterly yet,” Mr. Trump pronounced during an Oct 1999 “Larry King Live” talk in which he announced that he would form a presidential exploratory committee. “Oprah, we adore Oprah. Oprah would always be my first choice,” he followed up moments later.