Oprah Winfrey to Receive Cecil B. de Mille Award at 2018 Golden Globes

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Add this to your list of favorite things: Oprah Winfrey is the recipient of the 2018 Cecil B. de Mille Award. The multi-hyphenate will take home the honor at the Golden Globe Awards on January 7. A lifetime achievement accolade, the Cecil B. de Mille Award “is given annually to a talented individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment,” a press release notes. Previous recipients include Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster, and Lucille Ball.

“As a global media leader, philanthropist, producer, and actress, [Oprah Winfrey] has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world, making her one of the most respected and admired figures today,” said Hollywood Foreign Press prez Meher Tatna. “For generations, Oprah has celebrated strong female characters on and off screen, and has been a role model for women and young girls for decades. Holding titles such as Chairman, CEO, and Founder,

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