Meryl Streep has been in the news since she lashed out at Donald Trump during her Golden Globes acceptance speech for mocking a disabled reporter during one his campaign speeches in 2015. Since the speech made headlines, there has been a lot of support for the actress from various celebrities.
Actress Katie Holmes posted on Instagram, “We are so blessed to be inspired by this incredible, remarkable woman. Her speech tonight was truly magnificent. I am forever in awe and so deeply moved. Congratulations and thank you #merylstreep #goldenglobes”
Sharon Stone also applauded Streep, “She has never been more graceful than tonight, nearly w/out voice, her voice has never been so strong. TY Meryl Streep. #GoldenGlobes” she tweeted.
She has never been more graceful than tonight, nearly w/out voice, her voice has never been so strong. TY Meryl Streep. #GoldenGlobes
— Sharon Stone (@sharonstone) January 9, 2017
Laverne Cox also extended her support to Streep, “Everything she said. Thank you #MerylStreep for you work and everything you said tonight. #empathy #GoldenGlobes” she tweeted.
— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) January 9, 2017
Emmy Rossum questioned Donald Trump and his priorities in a tweet, “The president-elect is tweeting about reality stars and actors. Don't you have a JOB TO DO?”
The president elect is tweeting about reality stars and actors. Don't you have a JOB TO DO?
— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) January 9, 2017
Celebrity TV host Ellen DeGeneres posted, “There has never been anyone like Meryl Streep. I love her. #GoldenGlobes”.
There has never been anyone like Meryl Streep. I love her. #GoldenGlobes
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 9, 2017
Actress-director Brie Larson took to Instagram to praise the Academy Award winning actress, “Fully sobbing. This is what a leader of truth, compassion, and freedom for all looks like. Thank you #MerylStreep," read her caption.
The news escalated further when Donald Trump replied back by calling Streep an ‘overrated actress’ and a Hillary supporter.