Still, the best moment in his monologue was in a handoff during the "Jokes Seth Can't Tell" segment, when his Saturday Night Live co-star and former Globes co-host Amy "I'm reclaiming my wine" Poehler schooled him for "man-splaining" the routine: "I'm a woman in Hollywood, Seth!"
"You do not have what it takes", he joked.
Right at the top of his speech, all Brown could do was blurt out Oprah's name as one of the first people he saw from the stage.
Indian-origin Aziz Ansari finally took home a Globe, winning Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series Musical/Comedy category for his role in "The Master Of None". "Their time is up!" she said.
The recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award mentioned Taylor during her powerful acceptance speech at the Golden Globes Sunday - But who is she? Explained Winfrey: "I tried many, many times to explain what a moment like that means to a little girl, a kid watching from the cheap seats as my mom came through the door bone exhausted from cleaning other people's houses".
The emotional and barnstorming speech set off fevered speculation online that this could be construed as her first campaign speech.More news: Soaring number of NHS hospital trusts declare 'black alert'
In her acceptance speech, Moss said: "Margaret Atwood, this is for you, and all of the women who came before you and after you who were fearless enough to speak out against intolerance and injustice and to fight for equality and freedom in this world". But don't worry, he'll be back in 20 years when he becomes the first person ever booed during the 'In Memoriam.'"OPRAH WINFREY, WINNER OF CECIL B".
Oprah's speech prompted applause, cheers, and a standing ovation from those inside The Beverly Hilton hotel and ignited calls for her presidential candidacy from her adoring celebrity peers on social media.
Jones tweeted: "It's been an absolute honour to support and stand by you since the beginning my dear @Oprah..." Or that several actresses would pay homage to her in their own victory speeches. I mean, she's lovely and awesome, but haven't we learned that we shouldn't put TV stars with no governing experience in the Oval Office? And so, she chose her words carefully.
Actor Josh Gad wrote: "Can we all agree that Oprah deserves a planet named after her". They're the women whose names we'll never know - they are domestic workers, and farm workers, they are working in factories, and they work in restaurants and academic, engineering, medicine, and science.
"I'll beat Oprah", the president declared flatly at a White House meeting Tuesday - though he quickly added, "I don't think she's going to run". The possibility of a Winfrey run heated up after President Donald Trump broke the convention of only career politicians making serious bids for the White House.
Winfrey, a filmmaker, actor, philanthropist, Presidential Medal Of Freedom victor and star of the upcoming adaptation "A Wrinkle in Time", said speaking up is more important now than ever, as the media and the very idea of facts are under siege. "She would absolutely do it". I, for one, am doubtful. That was phenomenal, even by her standards'.