Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes’ Awards, said in ‘speech’ on Sunday evening, proved all over again if proof were indeed required, that there’s no one as great as a celebrity when it comes to setting the word out there. Award functions, chiefly those that have a million eyeballs trained on them, are manna for designers and jewellers. And those who make 8-inch killer heels: what Emma Stone. Emma won a Globe for `la-la’-landing so very politely, wears today, you and I can potentially wear tomorrow. Or knock-offs thereof.
Meryl Streep At Golden Globes’ Awards
However, they have also a broad platform to broadcast controversial stuff direct to viewers, without any intervention or spin. Streep illustrates about how she has ‘lost her voice’ but arranged to communicate with full clarity. The devastation total power minus compassion can cause, there were several wet eyes in that room full of glittering people. And amongst those on the opposite side of the screen too.
She doesn’t mention but talking about the next president of United States of America that how he behaved with a reporter. In one stroke, Streep gathered the people who are under attack today. Those who still dare speak truth to power and pointed out that if the most powerful demean them, then the signal runs out that is okay for other people to do the same.
It is not the first time when a Hollywood celebrity called out those who consider themselves above discredit. And it is sheer global impact leaves you querying if there will ever be a time when a Bollywood celebrity will be able to use an awards stage to do a similar thing.
Our awards show, practically interchangeable from each other, stuffed with back-to-back item numbers. Also sprinkled with jokey patter from A-list stars who increases glow of evening. Nobody’s case is this that award shows should necessarily be intellectual or full of professorial comments. They’d be a festival of cinema, and our theatre is full of song, dance and colour. So, apparently all of that will be reflected on stage.