Days after the media mogul’s powerful addres at the Golden Globes extol “time is up” for men in capability who silence ladies, Seal published a fiery post on Instagram Wednesday that included two photos of Winfrey with the disgraced make Harvey Weinstein, whose suspect serial sex crimes sparked the #MeToo moveand a cascade of accusations of ill-treatment, provocation and assault against strong men.
Superimposed on the photos in Seal’s post are the words: “When you have been part of the problem for decades but abruptly they all think you are the solution.”
His caption alleges Winfrey knew about Weinstein’s sexual malpractice. “Oh I forgot, that’s right…..you’d discover the rumours but you had no opinion he was actually serially assaulting young[ sic] stary-eyed actresses who in turn “havent had” impression what they were getting into. My bad.”
The post ends with the hashtag # SanctimoniousHollywood.
A Winfrey rep didn’t immediately respond to HuffPost’s is asking for comment.
Winfrey’s rousing Golden Globes speech on Sunday assured young girls that a “new day is on the horizon” when no one will be a casualty of sexual abuse, and pointed to Hollywood’s Time’s Up initiative combatting workplace unprofessional behavior. The provoking address prompted opinion she might run for president in 2020.
Others are skeptical of another celebrity loping for the presidency.
“Oprah is beyond doubt a splendid orator, ” “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane tweeted on Tuesday. “But the idea of a reality picture starring running against a talk reveal host is troublingly dystopian. We don’t want to create a life where dedicated public service jobs grow undesirable and impractical in the face of fresh celebrity.”