Social Media Reacts to Donald Trump’s Feud with Meryl Streep

One of the highlights of the Golden Globes Awards 2017 was Meryl Streep‘s acceptance speech for her Cecil B Demille award. The actress called out US President Elect Donald Trump for imitating a New York Times reporter in 2015.

“This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kinda gives permission for other people to do the same thing. Disrespect invites disrespect; violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose,” Streep had said.

Donald Trump reacted to this by tweeting this

Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn’t know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a…..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017

Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never “mocked” a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him…….

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2017

Social media went buzzing after this and few celebrities, George Clooney, Ellen DeGeneres, supported the award wining actress.

Here are some reactions

There has never been anyone like Meryl Streep. I love her. #GoldenGlobes

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 9, 2017

Trump: Meryl Streep is overrated

Meryl: pic.twitter.com/qZTCIgRK5g

— Nick Bond (@bondnickbond) January 9, 2017

Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech is exactly what we need right now pic.twitter.com/pzl9Em25PG

— Mashable (@mashable) January 10, 2017

Tomi Lahren: *having meltdown over #MerylStreep‘s speech*

Meryl Streep: pic.twitter.com/Mw6MErvVBV

— Adam Murray (@Atom_Murray) January 9, 2017

find someone who looks at you the way literally everyone looks at meryl streep pic.twitter.com/ClnOwFsX02

— keely flaherty (@flahertykeely) January 9, 2017

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