Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumors

Oprah Winfrey is "actively believing" about running for president in 2020 after her stirring Golden Globes speech that attended to race and the #MeToo motion brought the crowd to its feet and raised speculation the media magnate would introduce a White House quote, CNN reported on Monday.


Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumors

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumors

The cable television network stated friends of the billionaire businesswoman stated her confidants are advising her to run which conversations have actually been continuous for months however Winfrey has actually not comprised her mind yet.

Her long time partner, St e dman Graham, stated she's video game.

" It depends on individuals," Graham, 66, informed the Los Angeles Times after the speech. "She would definitely do it."

Her buddy, CBS anchor Gayle King, stated the speech was "extraordinary. I got goosebumps."

Winfrey, 63, rapidly got the recommendation of numerous Oscar winner Meryl Streep.

" She released a rocket tonight. I desire her to run for president," Streep informed the Washington Post. "I do not believe she had any objective [of stating] Now she does not have an option."

Winfrey started her approval speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award for life time accomplishment by keeping in mind how her life altered when she enjoyed Sidney Poitier get the very best star Oscar in 1964.

" Approximately the stage came the most sophisticated guy I had actually ever seen. I remember his tie was white, and obviously his skin was black, and I had actually never ever seen a black male being commemorated like that," stated Winfrey.

She went on to inform "the ladies enjoying here now to understand that a brand-new day is on the horizon."

She protected the "under siege" press, highlighted the requirement for "revealing the outright fact" and applauded the females who have actually stepped forward to "share their individual stories."

The address then moved into the world of a political stump speech, using an individual message of convenience, motivation and compassion.

" In my profession, exactly what I have actually constantly attempted my finest to do, whether on tv or through movie, is to state something about how males and females truly act," she stated. "To state how we experience pity, how we enjoy and how we rave, how we stop working, how we pull back, stand firm and how we conquer."

The speech was hailed as governmental and Winfrey was advised to run versus President Donald Trump.

It likewise produced an Oprah 2020 hastag on Twitter.

" She's running. A brand-new day is on the method," "Hamilton" star Leslie Odom Jr. published on Twitter.

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumors


Comic Sarah Silverman visualized a joint ticket with previous first lady Michelle Obama.

" Oprah/Michelle 2020," she composed.

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumors


Larry Wilmore, a comic, star and manufacturer, was blunt.

" OPRAH FOR PRESIDENT!!!!," he composed on Twitter.

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech sparks presidential run rumors