- Oprah invoked MeToo and Time's Up campaigns
- "People are fighting to reach the day when no one has to say Me Too"
- Oprah is the first African-American woman to receive the Cecil B DeMille
In her speech, Oprah Winfrey who was introduced by Reese Witherspoon, referenced both the #MeToo and Time's Up campaigns. Needless to say, she wore black in protest of sexual harassment, as did most others attending the Golden Globes.
Here are some key quotes from Oprah's speech:
#1 "For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men. But their time is up! Their time is up!"
#2 "I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon"
#3 "The new day... will be because of a lot of magnificent women 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"
Did you miss Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes? Here it is:
Twitter's heart belongs to Oprah:
Wow. Oprah. Powerful, inspiring, eloquent. I'm in tears. Please run for president? You really do have all the best words.— Rick Reilly (@ReillyRick) January 8, 2018
Oprah Winfrey's film credits include The Color Purple, Selma and Beloved. The big winners at the Golden Globes were Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and Reese's TV series Big Little Lies
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