75th Golden Globes Awards {Video} Oprah For President In 2020!? #MeToo #TimesUp Speech Sparks Praise Across The World

Published On January 8, 2018 | By admin | Local & Worldwide News

You know it’s a movement when Oprah rocks the house with an historically powerful speech about #MeToo at the Golden Globe Awards … which it is, ’cause she did.

Oprah delivered one hell of an acceptance speech after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award — with O being the first black woman to ever receive the honor … a milestone in itself.

She touched on everything from race to gender inequality and lots of stuff in between — but it wasn’t until she rounded out her comments with a take on #MeToo that everyone got on their feet in applause.

Trying to explain this one won’t do it justice … ya really just gotta hear it for yourself.

“What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. And I’m especially proud and inspired by all the women who have felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories. Each of us in this room are celebrated because of the stories that we tell. And this year we became the story,” she said on stage.

“But it’s not just a story affecting the entertainment industry. It’s one that transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics, or workplace. So I want tonight to express gratitude to all the women who have endured years of abuse and assault because they, like my mother, had children to feed and bills to pay and dreams to pursue.

“They’re the women whose names we’ll never know. They are domestic workers and farm workers. They are working in factories, and they work in restaurants, and they’re in academia and engineering and medicine and science. They’re part of the word of tech and politics and business. They are athletes in the Olympics, and they are soldiers in the military.”

The empowering speech, which ended with a standing ovation from Hollywood’s finest, drew cries for Winfrey to ascend to a higher plane: the Oval Office.



Picture Source: NY Daily

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