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Natalie Portman points at all-male Best Director nominees at Golden Globes

13 January 2018, 12:01 | Elsie Buchanan

Natalie Portman called out the Golden Globes for nominating only men for best director

Natalie Portman called out the Golden Globes for nominating only men for best director

Natalie Portman and Ron Howard followed Oprah Winfrey's passionate Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech, which focused heavily on gender and racial equality, by announcing the victor for best motion picture director at Sunday night's Golden Globes.

Barbra Streisand also took a jab at the Globes, noting that she'd been the only woman to have won best director - in 1984.

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Portman attended the awards night to announce the victor for the Best Director category and after co-presenter Ron Howard introduced the nominees she sarcastically said, "And here are the all-male nominees".

Zoe Saldana said, "And then my girl Natalie Portman names the all "male" nominees for best director!".

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