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Trump trashes Streep: US president-elect calls award-winning actress 'over-rated'


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Trump trashes Streep: US president-elect calls award-winning actress 'over-rated'

US President-elect Donald Trump has lashed out at Meryl Streep following her apparent criticism of him at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. He called the actress, who has eight Golden Globes, three Academy Awards, two BAFTAs and countless other accolades under her belt, “over-rated.”


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Streep’s comments related to Trump’s alleged mimicking of a disabled reporter during a rally in South Carolina when he was running for president. They came as she accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.



“It was that moment when 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.”

Streep received three standing ovations following her speech.

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