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MMA Fighters Take Shots At Meryl Streep For Her Comments

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By    |   Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017 11:54 AM

Mixed Martial Arts fighters are hitting back at Meryl Streep for her comments at the Golden Globe awards, Heat Street reports.

Streep, while taking jabs at President-elect Trump, also said: "Hollywood is crawling with foreigners and if you kick them all out all you have to watch is football and Mixed Martial Arts. And those are not arts."

UFC veteran Josh Barnett posted an open letter to Street on his Facebook page.

"Well Meryl, it's nice to see that with your nose so high in the air we know your glasses will always stay right on your face so you'd be able to read your speeches to us implying that not only is Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) lowbrow, but that it's also apparently without 'foreigners,'" he wrote.

"Your glib smile and proclamation that MMA is 'not the arts' would also lend a viewer the idea that you think that you're better than us so called "artists…"

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