GOLDEN GLOBES

Meryl Streep's Powerful Golden Globes Speech: Celebs React

by Alex Ungerman 9:40 PM PST, January 08, 2017
Playing Meryl Streep's Powerful Golden Globes Speech: Celebs React

When Meryl Streep speaks, people listen.

The Florence Foster Jenkins star was presented with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award by Viola Davis at this year's Golden Globes, where she delivered a passionate, powerful speech that stopped many on Twitter and at the show dead in their tracks.

MORE: Meryl Streep Slams Trump, Pays Tribute to Carrie Fisher Upon Accepting Cecil B DeMille Award at Golden Globes

Celebs flocked to social media to react to the 67-year-old actress' moving words.

"There has never been anyone like Meryl Streep. I love her," tweeted Ellen DeGeneres.

Judd Apatow tweeted, "We will need a lot of people as clear and brave as Meryl Streep if we are to fight the corruption, bad ideas and lies of Donald Trump."

EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis on Meryl Streep Speaking at Her Walk of Fame Ceremony: 'I Cannot Believe My Life'

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, tweeted simply, "#MerylStreep, truth-teller."

"Meryl, you give me life," tweeted Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez.

PICS: Golden Globes: Red Carpet Arrivals

Shameless star Emmy Rossum took to Twitter with an all-caps reaction to the moving speech, writing, "HAVE NEVER LOVED MERYL MORE. BRAVO. WELL SAID."

And Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox tweeted, "Everything she said. Thank you #MerylStreep for you work and everything you said tonight. #empathy."

PICS: 2017 Golden Globes Fashion: Best and Riskiest Looks of the Night

Read on for more reactions to Streep's speech.

WATCH: 13 Times Queen Meryl Streep Ruled Over the Golden Globes

SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE SHARE ON TWITTER TWEET