Published: Fri, January 12, 2018
Culture | By Stewart Greene

Seal blasts Oprah over claims she didn't know about Harvey Weinstein allegations

Seal blasts Oprah over claims she didn't know about Harvey Weinstein allegations

Do you think Oprah knew, or is Seal just sick of hosting Sirius XM Christmas specials and ready to be back in the limelight?

"I want to start by saying that I have an enormous amount of respect for everything Oprah has achieved and contributed in her life", the singer began in a clip posted to his official Facebook page.

Oprah Winfrey's January 2018 acceptance speech for the Golden Globes' Cecil B. deMille Award may have inspired calls for the entertainment mogul to run for president in 2020, but it also came with attempts to smear her character, which were usually baseless and nearly always in meme form. "What I reposted was commentary on the hypocritical and double standard nature and behaviour of Hollywood".

Winfrey addressed the Weinstein sex scandal on her Facebook account late past year, writing: "I've been processing the accounts of Harvey Weinstein's ugly behavior (sic) and haven't been able to find the words to articulate the magnitude of the situation".

Seal's post criticizing Winfrey follows her recent appearance at the 75th Annual Golden Globes, where she was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

Best known as the host of her multiple award-winning talk show "The Oprah Winfrey Show", which ended in 2011, Winfrey is also the founder of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.

Before her Golden Globes barnburner speech on sexual assault, Winfrey had previously spoken about the. I'd love to know your thoughts on this one! "Don't try and use me as a pawn against Oprah, or any of your political games", he added.

This photo of Oprah with disgraced Weinstein in 2014 had re-emerged after her powerful speech against abusers.

Chrissy Teigen never shies away from stating her opinion.

Ora starred in Weinstein's movie Southpaw in 2016, and at the time, the producer called her "my biggest discovery as an actress this year".

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