Natalie Portman's Golden Globes speech was very candid about an uncomfortable truth


Evan Rachel Wood wrote, "And Natalie Portman is my f****** Hero!"

The actress graced the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night to announce the victor for the Best Director category, which to the dismay of many included only male directors.

"And here are the all male nominees", she said.

Guillermo del Toro won for "The Shape of Water". Bigelow said of the investigation at the time, "Hollywood is supposedly a community of forward thinking and progressive people yet this horrific situation for women directors persists".

Unfortunately, the category was best actress in a musical or comedy.

More news: CES 2018: Amazon is bringing Alexa to select Windows PCs this year

Winfrey spoke after she was awarded the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, the first black woman to be so honored.

And yet Golden Globes producers thought it was a good idea to follow Oprah's speech by crowning the victor for Best Director, a category made up exclusively of men.

Women make up just 7% of the directors who helm the top 250 films, according to the San Diego State's Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film. "So backstage I heard they said something about my - I was the only woman to get, did I hear it right, yes, the only woman to get the Best Director award", she said. "There's so many films out there that are so good, directed by women".

On Sunday, the vast majority of attendees at the 2018 Golden Globes wore black to bring attention to many issues, including gender inequality via the Time's Up movement. She did not mention, but was likely thinking the omission of Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird and Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman).