He then quipped: 'Harvey Weinstein isn't here tonight because I've heard rumours he's insane and hard to work with, but don't worry, he will be back in 20 years when he becomes the first person booed during the In Memoriam'. And Oprah, while I have you, in 2011 I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - jokes about how he was unqualified to be president - and some have said that night convinced him to run.
Luckily, Meyers has had plenty of experience walking a tricky tightrope as host of NBC's Late Night, where he has to grapple daily with an avalanche of political chaos. Meyers previously hosted the 66th Emmy Awards in 2015. "Marijuana is finally allowed, and sexual harassment finally isn't".
Actors and actresses are however expected to turn out in black this year, in solidarity with victims of Weinstein and numerous other figures exposed by the harassment and abuse scandal, including Kevin Spacey, Brett Ratner and Dustin Hoffman. However, with the arrival of the Time's Up and #MeToo campaigns in the recent past, the new New Year looks promising, said Seth Meyers.
GoldenGlobes: Nicole Kidman wins Best Actress in Limited Series
The subject came up repeatedly in 2016 when Kidman promoted her film " Lion ", in which she played an adoptive mother. She has previously won Golden Globes for her roles in films To Die For, Moulin Rouge and The Hours.
Meyers said Weinstein would have his comeback to Hollywood "in 20 years when he's the first person ever booed during the In Memoriam". "Good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen", the host said, opening the night.
Meyers then said Issa Rae, star and creator of Insecure, has three projects in development.
Meyers joked about when Seth Rogen, rather than Trump, "was the guy making trouble with North Korea", referring to Rogen's movie "The Interview". "For example, I was happy to hear they were going to do another season of 'House of Cards.' Is Christopher Plummer available for that too?" But Poehler, faux outraged at the idea that she would need a man's help to make a joke at all, went ahead and delivered the punchline sans setup ("Said the peach in Call Me by Your Name, this scene is the pits!"). "I hope he can do a Southern accent because Kevin Spacey sure couldn't".
He joked that producers asked a woman to host the show."They really did".
Brooklyn assemblywoman indicted on fraud and other charges
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In a post-Harvey Weinstein world, you can't talk about Hollywood without bringing up the rampant disparity between men in powerful positions and the women and men they've abused.
"Give it up for the Hollywood Foreign Press, a string of three words that could not have been better created to infuriate our president", the host said later on.
"Billy Eichner, who is openly gay, got the privilege of wrapping this joke: "'Call Me By Your Name" is nominated for Best Motion Picture. Quoth Meyers: "The only name that could make him angrier is the Hillary Mexico Salad Association".
NAACP Chapter Plans Football Game Protest Against Trump And 'Racist' Policies
The president was at the ceremony to make the opening of the college football national championships on Monday. The different groups are also planning a tweetstorm during Trump's visit to Atlanta for the football game.