Oprah's Golden Globes speech may have prompted excitement from some corners about a potential 2020 presidential bid, but one person remains unconvinced that the media mogul would beat the incumbent. However, her best gal pal Gayle King isn't ready to print those campaign posters just yet.
Time will tell, of course. That is how you lead.
Asked if she had the kind of experience necessary for the job, he retorted, "Does our current president?" "I don't think she's going to run", he said. It is an honor and it is a privilege to share the evening with all of them and also with the incredible men and women who have inspired me, who challenged me, who sustained me and made my journey to this stage possible, " she said. "For me, those are credentials for qualification".More news: Magic Johnson Tweets Support for Luke Walton Amid LaVar Ball Criticism
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would beat Oprah Winfrey in any prospective 2020 presidential faceoff - and that such a race would "be a lot of fun".
"You always have the right to change your mind", she said, adding she believes Oprah is "intrigued" by the idea. You know, I did one of her last shows.
"I do love Oprah".
The White House has already chimed in on Monday, welcoming Winfrey as a potential Trump rival.More news: Andy Cole urges Jose Mourinho to break the bank for Alexis Sanchez
"That's overtly political language", CNN political reporter and editor-at-large Chris Cillizza said.
Oprah first gained national fame with her TV talk show, which often focused on self-improvement and touched on previously taboo subjects like incest, rape, eating disorders and depression.
Speaking about sexual abuse, Winfrey talked of how it went on to taint lives beyond the entertainment industry. "I was up talking to her very late last night", King added. She knew how she wanted to start.
And the most important question of all: Could she actually be a good president?
King, who attended the awards ceremony alongside Winfrey and Graham, said being in the room was 'electrifying'.More news: Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA
During the Golden Globes, Winfrey gave an empowering speech, alluding to the importance of truth given the turmoil that the media has been under in the past few months.
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