Artist Seal, famous for his songs “Kiss From a Rose” and “Crazy,” blasted Oprah from his Instagram as being one of the Hollywood elite who was implicit in the serial sexual assaults that plagued Tinseltown.
According to the Daily Mail, Seal, 54, watched Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes with disgust and posted a meme showing Oprah kissing Harvey Weinstein on the cheek with the words “When you have been part of the problem for decades.” A second picture is put right underneath that one of Oprah introducing musical artist Rita Ora to Weinstein with the words “but suddenly they all think you are the solution.”
Along with the picture, Seal wrote the message “Oh I forgot, that’s right…..you’d heard the rumours but you had no idea he was actually serially assaulting young stary-eyed actresses who in turn had no idea what they were getting into. My bad.
Seal would not say whether Oprah knew for certain whether or not Weinstein was assaulting young actresses, but seemed more critical about the fact that Oprah didn’t seem to be attempting to get to the bottom of the problem, or even give it any mind at all.
Seal later posted a video saying he respects everything Oprah has accomplished, and that his reposting of a meme was more of a commentary on Hollywood’s hypocrisy and injustice than any kind of attack on Oprah. He also said that all the women who have come forward have received no justice and that their rapists are still walking around without any real punishment.