As she received a lifetime achievement award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the actress and TV star spoke of her humble upbringing and her childhood respect for civil rights heroes. "I don't", King said, adding that she was up late last night discussing the possibility with her close friend. The speech struck a chord, drawing comparisons to then-Illinois state senator Barack Obama's 2004 Democratic National Convention speech, which launched him toward the presidency four years later.
Known to millions by her first name, Oprah, 63, has been a cultural force in the country for decades.
I've interviewed and portrayed people who have withstood some of the ugliest things life can throw at you, but the one quality all of them seem to share is an ability to maintain hope for a brighter morning, even during our darkest nights. "Recy Taylor died ten days ago, just shy of her 98th birthday", Oprah said during her speech. Again the political elites chortled - Oprah Winfrey!
The question isn't will Oprah Winfrey run for president, but when. For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power of those men, but their time is up. "#United." Social media, including celebrities, quickly took to her mentions, reminding her that her father, Donald Trump is accused of harassment by sixteen women.
Comedian Sarah Silverman was one of many tipping the USA celebrity to run for president, writing: "Oprah/Michelle 2020".
Trump once said Oprah should be his VP
"I don't; I don't", she said, according to the report.
Oprah also branched out into acting. It would require almost three years of grinding hard work - and in the end she might win, which would mean four more years of oppressive labor and crushing responsibility. "I also know that after years of watching the Oprah show, you also always have the right to change your mind".
Singer and producer Brad Walsh wrote: "She is quite literally the Antitrump".
Trump, a billionaire TV star whose ascent to the presidency was fueled by name recognition, sheer wattage and personality, has long praised Winfrey, who shares numerous same qualities.
This isn't the first time that Weight Watchers has been a beneficiary of Winfrey's clout.