Meryl Streep Disses Walt Disney as Anti-Semite by the Forward

Meryl Streep Disses Walt Disney as Anti-Semite

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Meryl Streep launched into a 9-minute rant on Walt Disney at National Board of Review dinner in New York on Tuesday.

Onstage to introduce Emma Thompson, who stars as “Mary Poppins” creator P.L. Travers in the behind the scenes Disney flick, “Saving Mr. Banks,” the grande dame of Hollywood called out good ol’ Walt — played by Tom Hanks in the movie — as being sexist, racist and an anti-Semite.

Thanks to Vulture, you can read the full speech below. Don’t mess with Meryl.

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Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.

Meryl Streep Disses Walt Disney as Anti-Semite

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