Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show

Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show
Jeannette Daniel | 09 January, 2018, 00:51

Then Natalie Portman was like HOLD MY BEER, ' tweeted on female account user.

As Natalie Portman tactfully reminded viewers of Sunday night's Golden Globe awards, the fight for gender equality in the field of directing is often a losing battle for women when it comes to sharing the awards season spotlight with their male colleagues. Natalie was presenting the award for the Best Director category and before reading out the nominations, she quips, "And here are the all-male nominees".

The two followed a rousing speech by Cecil B. De Mille honoree Oprah Winfrey who had promised girls and young women watching the show that 'a new day is on the horizon.

The statement won rave reviews on social media.

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey

That was for her 1984 movie "Yentl". Guillermo del Toro, 53 - who eventually took home the Golden Globe for Best Director for his film, The Shape of Water - was in utter shock over her diss.

"So backstage I heard they said something about my, uh, I was the only woman to get - did I hear right, yes - the only woman to get the Best Director award", Streisand told the audience, CNN reports. And while she attended the awards ceremony as a presenter, it was her accurate and cutting remark while giving out the award for best director that had everyone buzzing, CNN reported.

It would be hard for most to follow Oprah Winfrey on a stage, especially after she's just given a rousing speech on female empowerment while receiving the Cecile B. DeMille Award, but such was the task for co-presenters Portman and Ron Howard. For the first time since 2003, both the best drama and best musical/comedy victors (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Lady Bird) were toplined by female actors.


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