President-elect Donald Trump has reacted to Meryl Streep’s criticism during her acceptance speech at this year’s Golden Globes.
Meryl Streep received a lifetime achievement award at the 74th Golden Globes ceremony.
Donald Trump has responded on Twitter: “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 Hillary flunky who lost big.”
Meryl Streep had referred to Donald Trump during her Globes acceptance speech without naming him.
The three-time Oscar-winning actress told the Golden Globes audience in Beverly Hills on January 8: “It kind of broke my heart.
“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 kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing.”
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Meryl Streep said she had been stunned by the president-elect mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign appearance.
Donald Trump tweeted: “For the 100th time, I never <<mocked>> a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him <<groveling>> when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!”
The president-elect, who is due to be inaugurated on January 20, performed an impression of Serge Kovaleski, who has a congenital joint condition, at a rally in South Carolina during the presidential campaign trail in November 2016.
Meryl Streep also referred to immigration, saying: “Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners and if you kick them all out, you’ll have nothing to watch but football and mixed martial arts, which are not the arts.”
Donald Trump is considered by many to have a hard-line stance on immigration policy.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony was led by nominations for La La Land, The Crown, Moonlight and Westworld – and La La Land delivered, winning a record seven prizes.
Best film supporting actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins Dev Patel, Lion WINNER: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals
Best actor in a TV series (drama)
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul Matthew Reese, The Americans Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan WINNER: Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath
Best actress in a TV series (musical/comedy)
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce Issa Rae, Insecure Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin WINNER: Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Best TV series (comedy)
Black-ish Mozart in the Jungle Transparent Veep
Best actress in a miniseries or TV movie
Felicity Huffman, American Crime Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience WINNER: Sarah Paulson, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson Charlotte Rampling, London Spy Kerry Washington, Confirmation
Best miniseries or TV movie
American Crime The Dresser The Night Manager The Night Of WINNER: American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson
Best supporting actor in a series, limited series or TV film
Sterling K Brown, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson WINNER: Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager John Lithgow, The Crown Christian Slater, Mr. Robot John Travolta, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson
Best film score
Moonlight WINNER: La La Land Arrival Lion Hidden Figures
Best original song
Can’t Stop the Feeling, Trolls WINNER: City of Stars, La La Land Faith, Sing Gold, Gold How Far I’ll Go, Moana
Best supporting actress in a motion picture (drama)
WINNER: Viola Davis, Fences Naomie Harris, Moonlight Nicole Kidman, Lion Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Best supporting actress in a series, limited series or TV film
WINNER: Olivia Colman, The Night Manager Lena Headey, Game of Thrones Chrissy Metz, This Is Us Mandy Moore, This Is Us Thandie Newton, Westworld
Best actor (comedy/musical)
Colin Farrell, The Lobster WINNER: Ryan Gosling, La La Land Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins Jonah Hill, War Dogs Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
WINNER: La La Land Nocturnal Animals Moonlight Manchester by the Sea Hell or High Water
Best animated film
Kubo and the Two Strings Moana My Life as a Zucchini Sing WINNER: Zootopia
Best foreign language film
Divines WINNER: Elle Neruda The Salesman Toni Erdmann
Best actor in miniseries or TV movie
Riz Ahmed, The Night Of Bryan Cranston, All the Way John Turturro, The Night Of WINNER: Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager Courtney B Vance, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson
Best actress in a TV series (drama)
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander WINNER: Claire Foy, The Crown Keri Russell, The Americans Winona Ryder, Stranger Things Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld
Best TV series (drama)
WINNER: The Crown Game of Thrones Stranger Things This Is Us Westworld
Best film director
WINNER: Damien Chazelle, La La Land Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge Barry Jenkins, Moonlight Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Best actor in a TV series (musical/comedy)
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle WINNER: Donald Glover, Atlanta Nick Nolte, Graves Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Best actress in a film (comedy/musical)
Annette Bening, 20th Century Women Lily Collins, Rules Don’t Apply Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen WINNER: Emma Stone, La La Land Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins
Best film (comedy/musical)
20th Century Women Deadpool WINNER: La La Land Florence Foster Jenkins Sing Street
Best actor (drama)
WINNER: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea Joel Edgerton, Loving Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic Denzel Washington, Fences
Best actress (drama)
Amy Adams, Arrival Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane WINNER: Isabelle Huppert, Elle Ruth Negga, Loving Natalie Portman, Jackie
Best film (drama)
Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Lion Manchester by the Sea WINNER: Moonlight
La La Land has broken the record for the most Golden Globe Awards after winning seven prizes.
The musical won every award it was nominated for – including best musical or comedy film, best director, screenplay, score and song.
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling also won in the acting categories.
The Globes are always seen as pointers to the Oscars.
Moonlight was named best drama film, while Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert won other acting prizes.
Casey Affleck was named best actor in a film drama for his role in Manchester By The Sea and Isabelle Huppert was the surprise winner of the award for best film drama actress.
Isabelle Huppert’s performance in thriller Elle – which was also named best foreign language film – beat contenders including Natalie Portman, who had been considered the favorite for playing Jackie Kennedy in Jackie.
Viola Davis was named best supporting film actress in Fences – a role she first played on Broadway six years ago.
Fences is an adaptation of the August Wilson play, which explores race relations in post-war America.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson was named best supporting actor for his role in Nocturnal Animals – a prize that had been widely expected to go to Mahershala Ali for Moonlight.
Zootopia was named best animated feature film at January 8ceremony, which was hosted by Jimmy Fallon.
Jimmy Fallon’s opening monologue was less risqué than those of some of his predecessors, but he still found time to make light of the divisive year in US politics.
He joked that the Golden Globes ceremony was “one of the few places left where America still honors the popular vote” – a reference to Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton in the recent election despite getting fewer votes overall.
Jimmy Fallon also described grief-stricken film Manchester By The Sea as “the only thing more depressing than 2016”.
This year’s Golden Globes ceremony featured several references to Donald Trump – not least when Meryl Streep launched an attack on the president-elect while accepting the Cecil B. Demille award for outstanding contribution to entertainment.
Meryl Streep referred to Donald Trump’s mocking of a disabled reporter and said: “Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others we all lose.”
The Golden Globe Awards, which are run by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, honor the best in TV and movie from the past year.
La La Land took seven nominations in the 74th Golden Globe Awards.
The musical comedy is up for best musical or comedy film, while there are acting nominations for its stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.
Damien Chazelle is up for best film director and it is also nominated for original screenplay, score and song.
Coming-of-age drama Moonlight is close behind with six nominations, including best drama film.
Naomie Harris is up for best supporting actress for her role as a drug addict in the movie.
Manchester by the Sea, about a caretaker who finds himself taking in his teenage nephew, has five nods – best drama film, original screenplay, director for Kenneth Lonergan, actor for Casey Affleck and supporting actress for Michelle Williams.
The other best drama actor nominees are Joel Edgerton for Loving, Andrew Garfield for Hacksaw Ridge, Viggo Mortensen for Captain Fantastic and Denzel Washington for Fences.
Natalie Portman is favorite for the best drama actress award for playing Jacqueline Kennedy in the biopic Jackie.
The actress will face competition from Arrival‘s Amy Adams, Jessica Chastain for Miss Sloane, Isabelle Huppert for Elle and Ruth Negga for Loving.
World War II biopic Hacksaw Ridge, Texan family drama Hell or High Water and Indian/Australian coming-of-age movie Lion are also up for best drama film.
OJ Simpson v The People is also recognized, with acting nominations for John Travolta, Sterling K. Brown and Sarah Paulson alongside Vance. The drama is also up for best limited series.
In the movie categories, Disney’s Zootopia and Moana are among those up for best animated feature film, alongside Kubo and the Strings, My Life as A Zucchini and Sing.
Florence Foster Jenkins, based on the true story of a New York heiress who dreams of being an opera star, has four nominations, including a 30th Golden Globe nod for Meryl Streep and one for Hugh Grant.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards will be handed out in Los Angeles on January 8 at a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Fallon.