Seal clarifies Oprah post calling out Hollywood hypocrisy on sexual assault

Bessie Dean
January 14, 2018

While the actress' co-star Tom Hanks, who Globes host Seth Meyers suggested should be Oprah's running mate if she made a decision to run, added, "I believe Oprah wakes up in the morning and both personally and professionally wonders what she can do specifically in order to make the world a better place".

But the majority of those polled said they had no interest in seeing Winfrey, the founder of OWN and star of the upcoming film, "A Wrinkle in Time", trade the media world for the political ring.

"Now let's get straight to it", he says in a new video posted on Facebook.

"What I re-posted was not an attack on Oprah at all", he adds.

"This is one of the greatest speeches they ever heard".

British-born musician Seal lashed out at Fox News on Thursday, claiming the news organization was using him "as a pawn against Oprah" by reporting on a meme he reposted on Instagram of a pair of photos of Oprah Winfrey with disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, including one in which she appears to be kissing the producer's cheek.

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In the video, Seal explained that what he posted was intended as "commentary on the hypocritical and double standard nature and behavior of Hollywood".

In his message, Seal also slams actress Stacey Dash for tweeting a link to an article about Seal's original post and writing, "Ouch, he does make a good point though".

He continued, "To those of us who support the Me Too movement, just know this, not one of the women who have been sexually abused, not one of the women who have come forward has received any real justice whatsoever".

The post had quickly gone viral, with people saying his comments were directed at Oprah. My parents are from Africa. Do not retweet, requote anything I have said in order to reinforce your safe hating agenda.

While singling out Fox News, the singer failed to mention the dozens of other media outlets that published stories about Seal calling Oprah a hypocrite. You live in the sunken place. "This was an observation of the toxic nature of Hollywood and I believe that a conscious people are a progressive people". "They wouldn't even tolerate the idea of them coming to the Golden Globes".

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