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.
Just saw @Oprah’s empowering & inspiring speech at last night’s #GoldenGlobes. Let’s all come together, women & men, & say #TIMESUP! #Unitedhttps://t.co/vpxUBJnCl7— 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.”
Ivanka #TimesUp for you https://t.co/9E5BTKPtYS— Ruth Marcus (@RuthMarcus) January 9, 2018
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Ivanka Trump Praises Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech