Should Oprah Winfrey Run for President?

Golden Globes Recap

But it was her exhortation of the legions of women who have called out sexual harassers - and her dream of a day "when nobody has to say "me too" again" - that got some influential political operatives thinking Winfrey might be just what the Democrats need.

As for what humbles her, the media mogul referred to her award before explaining that even she was surprised to receive the coveted honor.

Oprah, 63, made her headline-grabbing speech at the Globes after she accepted the Cecil B DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. To say how we experience shame, how we love and how we rage, how we fail, how we retreat, persevere and how we overcome.

Oprah concluded with one last piece of advice for the future generation of Hollywood. "They said, 'Hey, how'd you like to come and be judged by some of the most powerful people in Hollywood?' And they said, 'Hm, where is it?' And they said, 'It's at a hotel.' Long story short, I'm your host tonight". That's why it feels so authentic, it's 'cause it actually is!

The host of the Golden Globes, late-night comedian Seth Meyers, jokingly urged Winfrey to run in his opening monologue, noting that President Donald Trump had reportedly decided to make his bid for the office after he was the butt of Meyers's jokes at the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2011. "She would absolutely do it".

"I knew from the beginning that, all women were going to wear black today to celebrate women and to stand up for women's equality and girl power". It's 2018. Marijuana is finally allowed and sexual harassment finally isn't.

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In his words, the only question on Winfrey is whether she wants to be demoted from "Queen of the Universe to President of the United States". But, the drumbeat for her to make a presidential run was well underway.

"I'll beat Oprah", Trump said of the Oscar-nominated actress and talk show host.

"She was talking about your Dad, girl", the post reads.

I hope to see more action toward equal pay, equal rights, and the need for a hashtag like #Metoo to be a thing of the past.

Not only did her stunning embroidered gown and matching coat wow on the red carpet, but it also went against the unofficial black dress code that Hollywood adhered to in support of the Me Too and Time's Up movements. Over the course of a few months, hundreds of courageous women came forward and told their stories of sexual misconduct in the workplace. "What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool that we all have", Winfrey said, expressing her appreciation for the women who have come forward but also pointing out the voices of women whose "names we will never know".

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