Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award for a lifetime of achievement in the entertainment industry, and during her six-minute-plus acceptance speech tore into President-elect Donald Trump and his abhorrent behavior, particularly the time he made fun of a disabled reporter.
"There was one performance this year that stunned me. It sank its hooks in my heart. Not because it was good, there was nothing good about it, but it was effective and it did its job," she said to a silent room of Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars. "It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter. Someone he outranked in privilege, power and the capacity to fight back."
This morning, Trump fired back at Streep via , you guessed it, a Twitter attack:
\u201cMeryl 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.....\u201d
Earlier this year, Trump did a cruel impersonation of reporter Serge Kovaleski, who has a disease called arthrogryposis that affects joint function.
Watch Streep's full speech calling out Trump below. All hail the queen. If that's what a flunky is, then consider us flunking.
Trump's campaign advisor Kellyanne Conway added her two cents to the mix today on FOX & Friends, explaining: "[Streep] sounds like 2014. The election is over. She lost...Everybody in that audience, with very few exceptions, was of a single, myopic mind as to how they wanted the election to go and how they expected the election to go. They lost and I really wish she would have stood up last night and said 'look, I didn't like the election results, but he's our president and we're going to support him.' But this is Hollywood."