The Cecil B. DeMille Award is an honorary Golden Globe Award bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for "outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment".
This is Mr. DeMille on the set of "The Ten Commandments"
A born showman, (click here) a master director, producer, and screenwriter. One of the single most important influences in the history of film. When citing the career of Cecil B. DeMille, there is no shortage of accolades, and no end to the wonder.
Ms. Streep was most correct in raising concerns. It was the exact place where the industry, including the press, should have been reminded about the brevity of their profession and practice and not just the rewards.
It might be noted, the concerns were noted without raising the name of the most offensive.