Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about 2020 presidential run
Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about 2020 presidential run
Globes to Roll Out Red Carpet Under Cloud of Sex Scandals
09 January, 2018, 00:32
She ended her speech with a call to young girls. And I just hope-I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth, like the truth of so many other women who were tormented in those years, and even now tormented, goes marching on. That's what makes them a good venue for takeover. And E!, which normally inquires about dresses and asks women to pose for photos of their shoes and nails, broadcast interview after interview in which these activists were introduced and their organizations named.
At the start of the Golden Globes on Sunday, host Seth Meyers playfully encouraged Winfrey to run against Trump. "You do not have what it takes", Meyers said, while also proposing actor Tom Hanks as a vice presidential candidate.
Meyers suggested Christopher Plummer, who'd replaced Spacey as John Paul Getty in All the Money in the World, might do the same for House of Cards: "I hope he can do a Southern accent, because Kevin Spacey sure couldn't".
When NBC, which aired the awards show, tweeted from its main Twitter account a GIF of Winfrey from the awards show with the caption, "Nothing but respect for OUR future president", many on Twitter were left confused. Issa Rae read one, Billy Eichner read one, Jessica Chastain read one.
The occasion was "Golden Globes Awards", the glitzy annual Hollywood mutual love fest of film and TV actors, producers, directors, costume designers, musical-score composers and set designers at the Beverly Hilton.
The theme was echoed by Laura Dern, victor of a best supporting actress for Big Little Lies, who said: "Many of us were taught not to tattle".
During the ceremony, Nicole Kidman also won the first award of the night for her role as a victim of domestic violence.
The most self-critical moment of the night may have come right after Winfrey's speech, when Natalie Portman, presenting the best director award, noted that they were all male nominees, a reference to just how few female helmers have been recognized in all of the industry's major award shows.
The main winners of the night included Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri which took home best drama, best screenplay and best actress in a drama for Frances McDormand. As is so often the case, the women being heard were mostly white, and numerous off-screen creators of the pieces they'd worked on are men.
On Sunday Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to be awarded a Golden Globe for lifetime achievement, and in her usual style delivered an impassioned speech in support of those who have exposed sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond.
She added: "Their time is up".
In her fiery acceptance speech, she mentioned Recy Taylor, a 24-year old mother who was raped by six white men, who were never convicted, in 1944.
Winfrey said the #MeToo movement transcends culture, geography, race, religion, politics and workplace, from farm fields to tech fields.
"Switched back to the Golden Globes to watch Oprah get her award", MSNBC's Joy Reid tweeted.
Best animated film went to the Pixar release "Coco". Ewan McGregor won for the third season of FX's Fargo.
Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale", another uncannily timed series about a dystopian former United States where women no longer have any rights, also cleaned up, winning best TV drama. It named the show best comedy series and its star, Rachel Brosnahan, the best comedy actress. They are domestic workers and farm workers.
As a member of the Miami Dolphins , he bullied teammate Jonathan Martin so badly that it caused him to leave the team. Incognito arrived in the National Football League in 2005 amid major character concerns but was drafted by the St.
An amended complaint, which was first reported by Bloomberg, was filed in December and detailed the specific acts of harassment. Cantor also names Donavan McNabb , Warrenn Sapp and Heath Evans in her complaint, among others.
In 2015, McCoy rushed for 5.2 yards per carry at home compared to 3.9 on the road. "He's a solid guy", Funchess said. They only allow 88.1 yards rushing, which is third best in the NFL . "It's an awesome opportunity".
In response to Trump's move, Egypt publicly said the decision was a violation of worldwide resolutions on the city's status. Ashraf al-Kholi, had urged hosts to persuade viewers to accept Trump's decision. "We have enough on our plate as you know".
Lalu Yadav on Friday had filed a plea seeking minimum punishment for himself citing his poor health condition. In fact, Lalu's other son, Tej Pratap Yadav is confident that his father will definitely get a bail.
The 25-date North American trek will end with a show at the FedEx Forum in Justin's native Memphis , Tennessee on 30 May (18 ). That includes a show at Talking Stick Resort Arena on May 2. "The outdoors is the inspiration for a lot of these songs".
This might be worst - with the Saints' standout pass rusher sending a special gift to Panthers quarterback Cam Newton . However, the question could become whether or not Newton should have been taken to the locker room for evaluations.
Immigration advocates say that ending the protections will cause major issues for El Salvador, a country of 6.2 million people. This decision will harm almost 200,000 Salvadoran TPS holders, and their over 190,000 USA citizen children.
She is fourth in line to the British throne, after grandfather Prince Charles, father William and older brother Prince George . Prior to that, George attended Westacre, a local Montessori school near the family's country home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk.
Jon Gruden has returned to don the Silver and Black, and will officially be Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders once again. The Buccaneers went 12-4 in his first season and finished 57-55 with three playoff appearances in Gruden's seven seasons.
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