Julia Child impersonator Meryl Streep defamed football fans and the martial arts community in the midst of her anti-Israel speech to the 2017 Golden Globes, a Washington Free Beacon analysis reveals.
The star of The River Wild said she and the rich actors surrounding her "belong to the most vilified segments of society right now" as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award.
"What is Hollywood, anyway?" Streep asked. "It's just a bunch of people from other places." The Hillary supporter went on to name the birthplaces of prominent actors, including Amy Adams, born in Venice, Italy; Ruth Negga, born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Dev Patel, who was born in Kenya; and Ryan Gosling who, "like all the nicest people," was born in Canada.
When Streep mentioned Natalie Portman, however, she simply said the star of Black Swan and the Star Wars prequel trilogy was born in "Jerusalem," omitting the country in which Jerusalem is located: the Jewish State of Israel.
Severing Jerusalem from Israel is a tactic of anti-Zionists who advocate for a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital. The Obama administration stripped "Israel" from the dateline Jerusalem in an official communication from the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres last fall.
Streep attended the decadent night-long "farewell" party at the White House hosted by President Obama the evening before she received her award. It is not known whether she and the president discussed the location of Jerusalem during the festivities.
Also in the speech, Streep insulted millions of fans of the National Football League and Mixed Martial Arts when she said Americans would "have nothing to watch" if President-elect Trump "kicks out" all of the "foreigners and outsiders" "crawling" around Hollywood.
MMA, Streep went on, "are not the arts," a derisive and offensive characterization of the ancient disciplines of Judo, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, and Ninja.
Mr. Miyagi and Brock Landers were unavailable for comment.