Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep is pictured accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, Jan. 8, 2017. Getty Images

UPDATE: 6:30 a.m. EST — President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to address actress Meryl Streep's speech at the Golden Globes and used the social media platform to call the two-time Academy Award winner "overrated."

In a trio of tweets, the 70-year-old billionaire clarified "for the 100th time" that he wasn't attempting to mock the disabled New York Times reporter (Serge F. Kovaleski) and was instead calling the journalist out for allegedly changing his story.

Original story:

President-elect Donald Trump shot back at Meryl Streep on Monday morning and called her “a Hillary lover” after the actress, in a speech at the Golden Globes, condemned him for his alleged mistreatment of people.

Responding to Streep’s comments in which she never mentioned the president-elect by name, Trump spoke to the New York Times in a brief telephone interview and said that though he didn’t watch the Golden Globes show, he was not surprised that he came under attack from “liberal movie people.”

Streep’s condemnation of Trump was a reference to an incident that occurred at a Trump rally in 2015, where the 70-year-old billionaire supposedly mocked Serge F. Kovaleski, a New York Times reporter, for his disability by shuddering and flailing his arms.

After receiving the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award at the ceremony held at Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, Streep said: “There was one performance this year that stunned me — it sank its hooks in my heart, not because it was good; there was nothing good about it. But it was effective and it did its job. It made its intended audience laugh, and show their teeth.”

“It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter. It kind of broke my heart when I saw it, and I still can’t get it out of my head, because it wasn’t in a movie. It was real life,” said the 67-year-old as she drew applause from other actors present at the event.

“This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing…disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others we all lose,” concluded the two-time Academy Award winner.

Reacting to the speech, Trump denied mocking Kovaleski and countered: “I was never mocking anyone. I was calling into question a reporter who had gotten nervous because he had changed his story ... People keep saying I intended to mock the reporter’s disability, as if Meryl Streep and others could read my mind, and I did no such thing.”

Trump’s comments defending himself were a reference to his arguments where he claimed that the reporter in question was attempting to back away from an article he wrote in September 2001 about the 9/11 attack and other terrorist incidents that occurred elsewhere that month.

“And remember, Meryl Streep introduced Hillary Clinton at her convention, and a lot of these people supported Hillary,” Trump retorted, referring to Streep’s endorsement of Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2015.

In the aftermath of the speech, several people reacted to Streep’s words.