When asked about which actresses he loved, the then contender for the Republican presidential nomination named Streep and Julia Roberts.
"Julia Roberts is terrific, and many others. Meryl Streep is excellent; she's a fine person, too," Trump told THR.
In her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award during Sunday night's Golden Globes ceremony, Streep took aim at the President-elect's 2015 mocking of disabled New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski at a campaign rally, and advocated for press freedom. Trump fired back Monday morning in a series of tweets, calling her an "overrated" on Twitter on Monday morning.