Donald Trump Calls Meryl Streep 'One of the Most Over-Rated Actresses in Hollywood'

The president-elect took to Twitter in the early hours of Monday morning (Jan. 9) to hit back at the actress – again – following her Golden Globes speech.

Not content with describing Meryl Streep as a "Hillary lover" late on Sunday (Jan. 8) after the actress blasted the president-elect in her Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, Donald Trump hit up Twitter in the early hours of Monday (Jan. 9)to lash out further. 

Across three tweets, he described the multi-Oscar winner as "one of most over-rated actresses in Hollywood," saying she was a "Hillary flunk who lost big" and that she had "attacked" him without merit.

Streep was lauded across social media when she echoed Hugh Laurie's comments about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association being a part of "the most vilified segments in American society right now" — Hollywood, foreigners and the press.

"Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners, and if you kick us all out, you'll have nothing to watch except for football and mixed martial arts, which are not arts," Streep said. "But who are we, and what is Hollywood anyway? It's just a bunch of people from other places."

Streep, who has racked up a record 30 Golden Globe nominations and 19 Oscar noms over the course of her pioneering, universally acclaimed four-decade career, has frequently been called one of the finest actors of her generation. Watch her Golden Globes speech below.

 

This article originally appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.

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