In the era of Donald Trump, could celebrity activism be having its moment?

In the era of Donald Trump, could celebrity activism be having its moment? Meryl Streep used her acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards to raise support and money for the press. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). Updated 1/11/2017 to reflect the new total donated to CPJ following Meryl Streep’s speech. Meryl Streep …


Meryl Streep Fired from Major Project for Lying About Trump?

A fake news article posted on several unreliable web sites claimed actress Meryl Streep was fired from a major television project for lying about Donald Trump. David Emery. Jan 09, 2017. Share. 2.8K. 2.8K. Claim: Meryl Streep was fired by director Ron …

In the era of Donald Trump, could celebrity activism be having its moment?

“Hollywood protest” is nothing new: think of Jane Fonda’s omnipresence at anti-war demonstrations or Marlon Brando sending Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather to the Oscars in his stead in 1973. Nor is the minute or so of microphone time

The Sydney Morning Herald

The Hollywood Foreign Press stands behind Meryl Streep

In an email sent Tuesday to Meryl Streep, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. issued its clear and firm support to the celebrated actress who’s been taking fire from conservatives for criticizing President-elect Donald Trump at Sunday’s Golden Globes.

Los Angeles Times

The Absurdity of Attacking Celebrities to Defend Donald Trump

Subscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Fifty years ago, California Republicans elected the actor Ronald Reagan to be their state’s governor. Decades later, the same party chose Arnold …

The Atlantic

Memo to celebrities: Don’t tell us what to think

Donald Trump Fires Back at Meryl Streep on Twitter Over 2017 Golden Globes Speech | Who’s Wrong? -JS4:45. Meryl Streep took time during her 2017 Golden Globes speech to address diversity and tolerance in Hollywood, slipping in some subtle shade at …

MMA promoter invites Meryl Streep to match after Golden Globes speech

While Donald Trump might have taken offense to Meryl Streep’s speech at Sunday’s Golden Globes, one MMA promoter saw it as an opportunity rather than an insult. Streep — who was accepting her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement award — warned that …

CBS News

Zoe Saldana Praises Meryl Streep’s ‘Very Moving’ Golden Globes Speech: ‘That Was Her Victory’

Add Zoe Saldana’s name to the list of celebrities praising Meryl Streep for her impassioned acceptance speech at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday evening. At the premiere for her new movie Live By Night on Monday night at the TCL …

Hooray for Hollywood! Unless you voted for Donald Trump

This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP). Tim Morris,

Late-Night Hosts Have a Ball With Donald Trump-Meryl Streep Feud (Video)

Meryl Streep’s not-so-subtle dig at Donald Trump during the Golden Globes was the talk of Hollywood and the media on Monday, and late-night TV hosts followed suit. Comedians Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert, James Corden and Trevor Noah all tackled the …


Punchlines: Meryl Streep isn’t the one who is overrated

Overrated? Overrated? Seriously? That’s what President-elect Donald Trump called Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award winner Meryl Streep for the speech she made during the 74th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. In the speech she called Trump …


For the sake of his country, Trump must stop tweeting his petty grievances

To the editor: President-elect Donald Trump deludes himself in dismissing Meryl Streep’s reaction to his mocking of a disabled reported as mere Hollywood liberalism. Streep voiced the concerns of millions of Americans who find Trump offensive most …

Los Angeles Times

Meryl Streep Defended by Late-Night Hosts After Donald Trump Attack

They’ve got her back! The late-night hosts defended Meryl Streep on their Monday, January 9, shows after President-elect Donald Trump blasted her on Twitter as “the most overrated actress” in Hollywood.

Us Weekly

STASI: Meryl Streep spouts lies in anti-Trump Globes speech

I accept full responsibility for the following statement: Meryl Streep’s speech was annoying, elitist and full of lies. I’m talking about her high-minded screed against the President-elect of the United States at the low-life Golden Globes, a phony

New York Daily News

Can we please stop branding compassion as ‘liberal elitism?’

Meryl Streep’s speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday was an arresting, heartbreaking testimony and a historic call-to-arms — for some. On stage, Streep mourned the most “stunning” performance of the year, when Trump imitated and mocked a reporter …

Yahoo News

Applauding Meryl Streep and lauding Casey Affleck at the Golden Globes: Hollywood can’t have it both ways

In accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award during this week’s Golden Globes, Meryl Streep strayed from convention. Instead of speaking about her 40 year history in movies, she gave a speech about the political climate Americans have found themselves in …

The Sydney Morning Herald

George Clooney & Robert De Niro Come To Meryl Streep’s Defense As They Blast Donald Trump!

As you surely know by now, Meryl Streep called out Donald Trump during her AH-Mazing speech at the Golden Globes for mocking a disabled reporter. Related: Mel Gibson & Vince Vaughn Slammed & Praised For Their Response To Meryl’s Speech.

Robert De Niro Praises Meryl Streep’s ‘Elegance and Intelligence’ in Letter Supporting Her Speech

In the days following her powerful (and blatantly anti-Trump) speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep has been the subject of ire from the president-elect, but she’s also been offered overwhelming support