Meryl Streep was given the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Golden Globes Award Ceremony last night – and it was presented to her by none other than Emmy-award winning actress Viola Davis.

Viola, who worked with Streep on the 2008 film Doubt, effortlessly switched the tone of her speech from powerfully seductive to humorously matter-of-fact.

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“She is an observer and a thief. She waits to share what she has stolen on that sacred place, which is the screen,” Davis said. “She makes the most heroic characters vulnerable; the most known, familiar; the most despised, relatable. Dame Streep.”

After being called a “muse” and an inspiration, Streep starts to get misty-eyed over her friend’s moving tribute speech to their art.

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