Oprah in 2020? Allies send mixed messages on her future

To me it is tokenistic: It comes after Studio 10's Jessica Rowe and The Real Housewives of Sydney star Lisa Oldfield called the red carpet protest'dumb

I don't think she had any intention [of declaring].

"Yeah, I'll beat Oprah", Mr Trump said.

Update 10:25 a.m. January 8: Two friends, who were not identified, told CNN on Monday that Oprah Winfrey is "actively thinking" about running for president.

"Some of Winfrey's confidants have been privately urging her to run", the article reads.

Oprah Winfrey did more than just stir emotions last night (Jan. 7) at the Golden Globes.

When asked Monday aboard Air Force One about a potential high-profile general election opponent to President Donald Trump - namely, self-made billionaire media proprietor and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey - deputy White House spokesman Hogan Gidley responded, "We welcome the challenge, whether it be Oprah Winfrey or anybody else".

"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", continued Winfrey, who became the first African-American woman to be honored with the Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award.

And here's a suggestion she might want to look at...

Trump has expressed his admiration for Winfrey in the past.

Such lame tokenism: Lisa Oldfield shared the same view as Jessica later taking to Instagram to share her thoughts
Such lame tokenism: Lisa Oldfield shared the same view as Jessica later taking to Instagram to share her thoughts

Oprah has raised millions of dollars for various causes, including shelters for battered women but, like Mr Trump when he launched his White House campaign, she has no prior experience in government. She was born into a poor home in MS, but broke through as a television news and talk show personality in the 1980s.

"I don't think she's actively considering it at this time", King said.

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

Late-night show host Jimmy Kimmel said Monday that he preferred Winfrey to Trump.

"I think lessons we all learned from watching Hillary's run, and how her ambition was unfavorably and unfairly viewed, coupled with Oprah's existing popularity, could give Oprah a strong start", Palmieri said.

"That said, given the choice between Oprah and our current president, I'm on the bus with Oprah travelling the country encouraging people to sign up and vote", he said. She said it was an honor and privilege to share the evening with them. Please enjoy this CNN article from August 1999 in which Warren Beatty was said to be "very seriously" considering a presidential campaign, running to the left of announced 2000 Democratic candidates Al Gore and Bill Bradley.

Winfrey brought the typically rowdy crowd to silence and tears with her speech.

Steve Peoples reported from NY.

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