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Oprah Winfrey To Receive 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award At The 75th Annual Golden Globes

Oprah will be adding a new honor to her long list of achievements and accolades for her longstanding career in Hollywood. According to Variety, the television host will receive the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globes.

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“As a global media leader, philanthropist, producer, and actress, she has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world, making her one of the most respected and admired figures today,” Meher Tatna, the president of Hollywood Foreign Press Association said of Winfrey. “Holding titles such as Chairman, CEO, and Founder, Oprah is one of the most influential women of our time, and this honor is well deserved especially in this 75th anniversary year of the Golden Globe Awards.”

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The board of directors for Tatna’s organization selected Winfrey for her “incredible impact on the world of entertainment.” According to Variety, Tatna said Winfrey has “celebrated strong female characters on and off screen, and has been a role model for women and young girls for decades,” which makes her the most qualified candidate this year.

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Winfrey has expanded her brand from talk show host to her own cable network. She is also the executive producer of several series, such as “Green Leaf,” “Queen Sugar,” and “Oprah’s Master Class.” She has worked behind the scenes on an original movie and will continue her efforts through 2018.

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Winfrey will receive the new honor on Jan. 7, 2018 at the 75th Annual Golden Globes, which will air at 8 pm ET on NBC.

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