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Ivanka Trump Praises Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech — Sparks Instant Backlash

Ivanka Trump tweeted her support for the acceptance speech Oprah Winfrey gave during Sunday night’s Golden Globes — but received harsh criticism because Winfrey’s speech was seen as implicitly critical of the Trump administration.

Winfrey’s speech included impassioned remarks about the #MeToo movement. Ivanka Trump’s support for the speech was criticized because a dozen women have accused the president of sexual harassment and lewd behavior. “Ivanka Trump, stop the ‘you go, girl’ Oprah cheerleading, Ruth Marcus wrote in the Washington Post. “You’re complicit.”

To read more about Ivanka Trump and Oprah Winfrey, go here and here.

Email Sam Kestenbaum at kestenbaum@forward.com and follow him on Twitter at @skestenbaum

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