By Eliza Berman
February 27, 2017

At Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel participated in the age-old tradition of lovingly mocking Hollywood treasure Meryl Streep for being such a Hollywood treasure. But the speech carried extra weight this year: Kimmel’s roast unsubtly referenced President Trump’s tweet, after Streep’s political Golden Globes speech, that the actor is “overrated.”

“Meryl Streep has phoned it in for more than 50 films over her lackluster career,” Kimmel joked, before asking the Best Actress nominee to stand up so the audience could “join me in giving Meryl Streep a totally undeserved round of applause.” He capped off the gag by asking her if she was wearing a dress from Ivanka Trump’s line, and Streep, as she always does, smiled graciously and basked humbly in the feeling of unanimous adulation.

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