Oops! We didn't mean to call Oprah our president, NBC says

Oprah speech has Democrats buzzing about possible 2020 run

Winfrey herself has never publicly stated any cut-and-dried desire to run for office - reportedly saying "I don't - I don't" backstage at the Globes when asked if she planned to run.

"Yesterday a tweet about the Golden Globes and Oprah Winfrey was sent by a third party agency for NBC Entertainment in real time during the broadcast".

"I am all about Oprah 2020", said another Golden Globes victor, Allison Janney.

She indicated that the same thought had crossed her mind after Trump's election: "I thought, 'Oh gee, I don't have the experience, I don't know enough.' And now I'm thinking, 'Oh".

"However she moves forward in 2020, she's helping the universe as it is already", Brown told Spencer.

In response to a Seth Meyers joke about Winfrey at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, NBC tweeted "Nothing but respect for OUR future president" to almost 1.8 million followers. "And some have said that night convinced him to run". I just want to say: Oprah, you will never be president.

The joke, and Oprah's powerful acceptance speech, fueled a wave of speculation and enthusiasm about a possible 2020 bid by the actress.

According to the LA Times, Oprah's long-time partner Stedman Graham said the TV doyenne could run for President.

"It's the insatiable dedication to uncovering the absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice", she said.

She also hailed the role of the media, so often maligned by Trump as "fake news".

Whether she's telling the truth or trying to throw us off the scent, only time will tell.

She followed up, "No, that won't be happening, but I mean, I did used to think, well gee, you had to know so much more than I thought you had to know".

This is not the first time Winfrey has been mentioned in conjunction with a possible presidential ticket.

Seth Meyers and his wife Alexi Ashe attend The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

"His tie was white and of course his skin was black and I had never seen a black man being celebrated like that", Winfrey said. "And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say 'Me too"' again", she concluded to a standing ovation. The moment, a highlight of the night, was the most talked-about speech, with Monday morning news show debating the chances that Winfrey will actually run. When asked about the viral moment - Winfrey2020 was trending on Twitter - Winfrey gave a quick dismissal about running to Bloomberg.

"It was somewhere in Rosa Parks" heart nearly 11 years later when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery", Winfrey said.



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