With a strong speech, emotional and striking, the actress Meryl Streep defended the presence of foreigners in the United States, referring mainly to the movies of Hollywood, when she received an honor on Sunday night during the Golden Globe Awards 2017.

She received the Cecil b. DeMille Award - a lifetime achievement award.

In a moment of relaxation, Meryl went so far as to assert: "Hollywood is full of strangers and foreigners and if we deported them you wouldn't have anything to watch besides football and MMA", said the actress giving a message to the President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump.

The actress gave a speech quoting a number of her colleagues in movies who were born in the United States and other countries. "Amy Adams was born in Vicenza, in Veneto, in Italy. Natálie Portman was born in Jerusalem [in Israel]. Where are the birth certificates of them? "she asked, referring to requests for Trump to check the papers of President Barack Obama.

Meryl Streep criticizes Donald Trump in Golden Globe speech

The honoree also directed her words to criticize the President elected by imitating a journalist with congenital disease. "When something is done by someone powerful, it impacts the lives of all, because it kind of gives permission to others to do the same thing. Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence. When the powerful use their position to intimidate others, we all lose.

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Meryl also reminded that the Golden Globes is an award held by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA, in official abbreviation), and pointed out that it is the duty of the following charging responsibility of powerful print, calling her colleagues to protect the journalists. '' We're going to need them in the next few days. ''

To end her speech, the actress mentioned Carrie Fisher, who died on the last day 27 December 2016.

'' As my friend, the lovely Princess Leia said to me once: Take your broken heart, and make art. "

Meryl Streep was introduced by Viola Davis, who won the award for best supporting actress for her performance in "Fences. ''

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