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Barbra Streisand felt so moved by Meryl Streep’s words on Sunday night that she called into Chris Matthews’ Hardball to defend her. Even though she was in the middle of a teeth cleaning, she didn’t hold back with criticisms against President-elect Donald Trump.
“What we need more in this world, I think is, is kindness and common decency,” Streisand told Matthews. “And um what he did and how he reacts and he has the need to talk back and insult anybody who doesn’t agree with him, that is pretty disgraceful.”
A vocal and outspoken Democrat, Streisand questioned Trump’s bullying behavior. “What is the signal to little children, you know?” she questioned. “Who watch television and see this is the behavior of the soon to be president of the United States?”
Of course, Streisand went on to quote a show tune like all good gay divas would. “Children will listen. I sang that in a song once. They will see, and they will learn.” The song she is speaking of is from Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods. The 1986 musical was made into a feature film a few years ago, starring Meryl Streep.
Matthews continued to ask his special guest questions responding to the controversy sparked by Streep’s speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night that has gone viral. But halfway through the interview, Streisand embarrassingly admits she is distracted from Matthew’s questions because she is in the dentist’s chair. “And um, you know I am in the middle of having my teeth cleaned, Chris. You caught me at a disadvantage,” she laughs.
That doesn’t stop her from continuing to bag on Trump. “Why isn’t he sitting through briefings instead of tweeting this nonsense?”
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