Everyone’s talking about Meryl Streep using her Golden Globes acceptance speech to go on a big rant about how horrible Donald Trump is.
In her thinly veiled diatribe, she accuses Trump of mocking a disabled reporter, describes him as having an “instinct to humiliate,” and labels him a bully.
She also made a rather interesting assertion:
“All of us in this room, really, belong to the most vilified segments in American society right now. Think about it: Hollywood, foreigners and the press.”
In the above video, Streep and her cadre of “vilified” Hollywood peers can be seen applauding for Roman Polanski — a man who fled the U.S. to avoid prosecution for charges of raping a 13-year-old girl.
Here’s what Polanski said about his alleged victim in a 2012 documentary about his life:
“She is a double victim: My victim, and a victim of the press.”
And Streep didn’t just applaud Polanski in 2003 — she gave him a standing ovation: