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.
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) January 9, 2018
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.”
— Ruth Marcus (@RuthMarcus) January 9, 2018