2017 Golden Globes: 20 Best, Worst and Most WTF Moments

From that 'La La Land' opening parody to Meryl Streep's Trump-burn speech, the highlights and low points of last night's buzzed awards show

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Best: Meryl Streep's Incredible Trump-Burn Speech
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Best: Meryl Streep's Incredible Trump-Burn Speech

Dame Meryl's shining moment – she was being awarded the 2017 Cecile B. DeMille Award – was already off to a good start thanks to Viola Davis' introduction, in which she lauded Ms. Streep's many talents and spilled the beans on her Doubt co-star's jokey personality (and apple pie recipe). But the star proved, once again, why she's the queen by giving a passionate, poignant speech that was aimed directly at the incoming President-elect. From name-checking fellow actors who've emigrated from other countries – Ryan Gosling from Canada, Ruth Negga from Ireland (by way of Ethiopia), etc. – to proclaiming, "We need the principled press to hold power to account, to call them on the carpet for every outrage," Streep's speech was a fiery rebuke of a Trump presidency and an inspirational call to arms. She even got a tribute to her friend Carrie Fisher in at the end, saying "As my friend, the dear departed Princess Leia said to me, 'Take your broken heart and turn it into art.'” Preach, Meryl. (Trump, predictably, responded with … a Tweetstorm. Oh, brother.)

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