- In 2015, Donald Trump had said, "Meryl Streep is excellent"
- Meryl Streep had condemned Trump's 'instinct to humiliate'
- Meryl Streep received the Cecil B DeMille award
Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him.......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
"groveling" when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017
The 'over-ratedness' of Meryl Streep is disproved instantly by the three Oscars, eight Golden Globes and countless other awards she's won. Ms Streep is the most-nominated actor on the Hollywood honour roll. The speech that enraged Donald Trump so was made at the Golden Globe ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night and Meryl Streep condemned his "instinct to humiliate," citing an incident from the campaign trail when Mr Trump appeared to mock journalist Serge Kovalski, who suffers from a congenital condition that restricts movement in his arms.
Watch Ms Streep's speech:
Meryl Streep's damning indictment of America's next President was received with thunderous applause that reverberated across social media. From actress Priyanka Chopra, who presented a Golden Globe, came this tweet:
The award was won by Emma Stone for La La Land.