Beverly Hilton witnessed a new era of power shift in Hollywood when Golden Globes 2018 ceremony turned into a celebration of the famous MeToo campaign. Hollywood women in black dominated the show for their protest against the sexual harassment in industry.
From the host Seth Meyers’ hilarious jokes targeted towards Donald Trump and Hollywood to Oprah Winfrey’s emotional speech, Golden Globes 2018 talked about the victimization of women by men.
Golden Globes Awards for the first significant ceremony after the famous MeToo campaign that made women in general and Hollywood actresses, in particular, to talk about the issue of sexual harassment. It is not sure if GRAMMYs 2018 which is scheduled on January, 29 would take up the issue that Golden Globes 2018 highlighted in its theme in the following manner.
Oprah Winfrey’s Powerful Speech
Oprah Winfrey bagged another achievement by receiving the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award. She just became the first black woman to receive this honor. On this occasion, she gave an impressive speech to remind the women about their power.
Speaking on the MeToo campaign, she just got excited and heralded of a new era of women empowerment. When her magical words, “I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon” echoed, the hall roared with the applause from the audience.
Praise Goddess for @Oprah. #TimeIsUp!!! What an amazing speech. I hope one day, much like this amazing assembled, organized and united front against gender inequality, we see such a stand against racial inequality and injustice. pic.twitter.com/uAexvt8Pm4
— Munroe Bergdorf (@MunroeBergdorf) January 8, 2018
Oprah Winfrey is already one of the most influential women in the United States of America. Recently, some Instagram account also exploited her name for fake Christmas giveaways.
Seth Meyers’ MeToo Jokes on Golden Globes 2018
The host Seth Mayers also referred to MeToo for fueling sarcasm in his opening monologue. He said, “For the male nominees in the room tonight; this is the first time in the three months, it wouldn’t be terrifying to hear your name read out loud.
Who won big at Golden Globes 2018?
MeToo campaign remained in the spotlight during the show. But the bigger winners of Golden Globes 2018 were Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and Big Little lies, each of which took four awards home.
Hollywood industry is also moving a step forward to eliminate the racism from industry. Last year, Mahershala Ali, a Muslim actor won Oscar for the best supporting actor, for his role in Moonlight. This year Aziz Ansari won the best actor in the category of Best Actor in a TV series, comedy or musical. Sterling K Brown also became the first African American to win the award for best actor in a TV drama.