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Meryl Streep speaks out against Trump

Trump fires back.

While accepting the Cecil B. Demille award at the Golden Globes last night, three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep criticized President-elect Donald Trump.

The actress noted that one 2016 performance this year "stunned" her. Without mentioning the President-elect by name, she talked about the moment itself.

She said, "It was the moment where 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. It kind of broke my heart when I saw it and I still can't get it out of head because it wasn't a movie, it was real life."

Using her time onstage to speak about the issues, she also said "we need a principled press to hold power to account, to call them on the carpet for every outrage..."

Within a few hours, the President-elect fired back on Twitter. You can check out her speech below and then Donald Trump's Twitter responses below.

John Hanlon is our film and television critic. He can be followed on Twitter @johnhanlon and on Facebook here.

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