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Chrissy Teigen fires back at Seal over Weinstein meme targeting Oprah Winfrey

Stacy Diaz | 13 January, 2018, 06:11

The 32-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model has come to Oprah Winfrey's defense after Seal mocked the former talk show queen by linking her to Harvey Weinstein, following her powerful Golden Globes speech which sparked rumors of potential presidential run in 2020.

The "Kiss From a Rose" singer posted a meme of O that has been circulating around the internet showing two photos of her with Harvey Weinstein and stating, "WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN PART OF THE PROBLEM FOR DECADES", and "BUT SUDDENLY THEY ALL THINK YOU ARE THE SOLUTION".

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Heidi Klum had a long professional relationship with Weinstein thanks to his company being an executive producer of her show, Project Runway.

Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram to slam Seal after he accused Oprah Winfrey of being aware of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct.

"Oh I forgot, that's right....", Seal added in the caption, "you'd heard the [rumors] but you had no idea he was actually serially assaulting young [starry]-eyed actresses who in turn had no idea what they were getting into".

The Instagram post comes on the heels of Winfrey's speech on Sunday at the Golden Globe Awards where she became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B.de Mille Award, an honorary award presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.

How far does Winfrey's connection to Weinstein allegedly go?

In the video he said: 'Let me start by saying I have an enormous amount of respect for everything Oprah has contributed in her life. Weinstein has denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex.

Winfrey concluded her speech by mentioning the #MeToo movement. Actress and comedian Roseanne Barr told reporters she thought she would make a better president than Winfrey during a press tour for the upcoming reboot of her sitcom, "Roseanne".