A few minutes ago I watched Oprah’s speech at the golden globes talking about empowering
women that has the left all a twitter (pun intended) about the possibility of an Oprah run for the presidency.
As nothing is impossible I won’t discount this completely but I want to remind all of you of something.
Oprah has been one of the most richest powerful women in the entertainment world for a very long time. She is a person who can make or break a book or a film or a career. All of Hollywood has paid homage to her for many many years. The entire media complex hangs on her words, and as demonstrated this weekend when she talks about the plight of women, people listen.
And yet during all the year that Harvey Weinstein et/all were on the prowl she never bothered to speak out against him or give a platform for his victims to do so!
If anyone had the power to speak out and break this open it was Oprah. Her power and influence was enough that Weinstein and the others would not be able to bring her down for talking, and if they had tried the public would have rallied behind her. All she had to do was speak out and proclaim “Enough!”
She did not.
Oprah speech wasn’t brave, it wasn’t grand, it was designed to change the conversation away from a single basic fact that Glenn Reynolds put very well.
Remember, they’re not making a big deal because they found out what was going on in Hollywood. They always knew. They’re making a big deal because you found out what was going on in Hollywood. https://t.co/fV8YlV5gMk
— Instapundit.com (@instapundit) January 8, 2018
These guys were a huge source of cash and power for the left, and to expose them and to protect those women would expose the Hollywood left for what they were.
If Oprah really cared about all these things she talked about in her speech at the golden globes as opposed to being a member of the Harvey Weinstein left, she would have given that speech last year, or the year before or the year before that.
She did not.
Never forget that.
Update: Rose McGowan get it
ROSE McGowan has lashed out at the stars who wore black to the Golden Globes, accusing them of “Hollywood fakery” for failing to take a stand against the sex abuse claims sooner.
The Charmed star claims the famous females who united against the scandal “wouldn’t have lifted a finger” to help if she hadn’t gone public with allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
And not one of those fancy people wearing black to honor our rapes would have lifted a finger had it not been so. I have no time for Hollywood fakery, but you I love, .@AsiaArgento #RoseArmy https://t.co/9e0938y5sI
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) January 8, 2018
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