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Oprah Winfrey Takes on Sexual Predators at Golden Globes Award



Oprah Winfrey, the talk show host, businesswoman and actress was honored at the Golden Globes with the most prestigious award, the Cecil B. DeMille award.

The Prestigious Award

One of the few things the whole America agrees on is that Oprah Winfrey is the most powerful black woman.

The TV legend and philanthropist was presented with the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 2108 Golden Globes on Sunday. The award was handed on by her friend and Wrinkle in Time co-star, Reese Witherspoon. This award, presented to a person who has made outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment, is named after its first recipient – director Cecil B. DeMille.

The long list of honorees includes Sean Connery, Barbra Streisand, Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Steven Spielberg, Morgan Freeman, Woody Alen, Dustin Hoffman, George Clooney and Meryl Streep who received the award last year.

Oprah has made history becoming the first black woman to receive the honor and her speech received standing ovations not once but several times.

The Standing Ovation Speech

While last year’s Golden Globes served as a platform for political protest, Trump’s immigration ban, this year, the focus was on sexual harassment.

A-list actresses took the red carpet all wearing black and Time’s Up pins to mark the end to the mistreatment of women. Time’s Up anti-sexual harassment and pro-equality in the work place campaign was launched a few weeks ago in the light of the growing Me Too movement that rose amid sexual conduct allegations against powerful men in Hollywood, but what got the crowd on their feet was the unforgettable media mogul’s speech that made fans go crazy on social media saying that Oprah should run for the president in 2020.

Apparently, she need no prior state office experience.

In her speech, she spoke against sexual assault and harassment. Women haven’t been heard and believed if they dare to speak the truth but the time is up for those powerful men that misused their position Oprah said.

She told all the girls watching that new day is on the horizon and that’s all thanks to a lot of magnificent women and some pretty phenomenal men that supported them and fought really hard for justice.

They try hard really hard to become leaders we all need; the time is up for the bullies and the time will come when nobody else has to say “me too”.

 

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