Oprah Winfrey accepts Cecil B. DeMille Award with moving speech


Golden Globes 2018 Red Carpet saw a revolution with all of the invitees wearing Black on the red carpet.

The First Daughter's tweet left social media dumbfounded, while others were quick to point out that President Trump has faced accusations of sexual harassment and assault from more than a dozen women.

The men who won awards Sunday night largely skipped the topic altogether in their acceptance speeches, perhaps feeling that their pins and tuxes were enough. It's time for change, and we must act now.

Actor Adam Pally said, "What about the 16 counts of sexual harassment and assault levelled against your dad". Think about previous red carpets where women arrived on the arms of powerful men like props - even when they are the ones receiving the awards.

Actress and TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. "Their time is up!". "It was a culture of silence and that was normalized". We need someone who can win. May we also please protect and employ them.

"We no longer live in the blank white spaces at the edge of print", said Moss, referencing Atwood's prose.

Seth Meyers's opening monologue was nearly entirely about the Me Too moment, from noting that it was kind of weird for a man to host the awards this year to joking that Weinstein will be back at the Globes "in 20 years, when he becomes the first person ever booed during the In Memoriam. Let's keep the conversation alive".

Lawyer Sunny Hostin wasn't a fan of the idea, and said: "I love Oprah, I love the stuff that she's done ... but don't we already have someone in the White House who has no political experience and it's not going that well".

Although black was not the official colour of the Golden Globes, the Time's Up initiative used the historic awards show as a vehicle to promote their noble cause.

Her Golden Globes speech was barely over before the buzz over began calling for Winfrey to be a presidential candidate in 2020.

At the heart of Winfrey's lovely speech was a call for unity.

"She is crackerjack on the money on women's issues and I call her the ambassador of empathy".

The actress wore a red gown in a sea of black but was she in the wrong?

With true passion in her voice, Winfrey hoped that Taylor died knowing what Winfrey believes in her heart is the truth - all women's truth, that "their time is up". I want to say that I value the press more than ever before as we try to navigate these complicated times, which brings me to this: What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. But their time is up.

According to a PEOPLE source, there was some resistance against the blackout before the red carpet on Sunday.

The Shape of Water also took two wins for best original score as well as Guillermo Del Toro's first win for Best Director.

Last fall Winfrey dismissed the notion of running for president.

Accepting a lifetime achievement award at the Hollywood gala, the Oscar-nominated actress and daytime television trailblazer saluted the #MeToo movement that has quickly gained steam after revelations of rampant sexual misconduct by film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

"People are aware now of a power imbalance. I know it's hard but #TIMESUP for your dad too".