Entertainment Gayle King shoots down Oprah Winfrey presidential run speculation

16:52  09 january  2018
16:52  09 january  2018 Source:   New York Daily News

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Oprah Winfrey isn’t “actively considering” a presidential run 2020, but the daytime TV powerhouse is “intrigued,” best friend Gayle King says. “I do think she’s intrigued by the idea. I do think that,” King , a co-host of “CBS This Morning,” said on Tuesday’s broadcast of the show.

Oprah Winfrey 's speech rocked the Golden Globes Sunday evening, fueling speculation that the influential media mogul could have her sights set on the 2020 presidential "2020, I'm wondering if you've narrowed down your shortlist of VP candidates," co-anchor and best friend Gayle King joked.

Oprah Winfrey isn’t “actively considering” a presidential run 2020, but the daytime TV powerhouse is “intrigued,” best friend Gayle King says.

“I do think she’s intrigued by the idea. I do think that,” King, a co-host of “CBS This Morning,” said on Tuesday’s broadcast of the show. “She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way, but I don't think that she’s actively considering it.”

Winfrey’s rousing nine-minute speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night left many wondering if the longtime TV host has presidential ambitions.

While accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award, she addressed the sexual harassment blighting Hollywood and promised a “new day is on the horizon.

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Oprah Winfrey 's speech rocked the Golden Globes Sunday evening, fueling speculation that the influential media mogul could have her sights set on the 2020 presidential "2020, I'm wondering if you've narrowed down your shortlist of VP candidates," co-anchor and best friend Gayle King joked.

Oprah Winfrey 's speech rocked the Golden Globes Sunday evening, fueling speculation that the influential media mogul could have her sights set on the 2020 presidential "2020, I'm wondering if you've narrowed down your shortlist of VP candidates," co-anchor and best friend Gayle King joked.

King described being in the room as “electrifying,” and said producers wanted her to originally keep it to three minutes.

“She really did want to speak to young girls around the country,” King said. “She really did want to say enough already and I think she delivered on all that in a very eloquent way.”

Longtime beau Stedman Graham, after Winfrey’s Sunday night speech, signaled Winfrey might run.

“It’s up to the people,” Graham told the Los Angeles Times. “She would absolutely do it.”

But, King said Tuesday, he mistook what the reported asked him.

a person standing posing for the camera: Winfrey's Golden Globes speech sparked speculation she's running for President in 2020.© Paul Drinkwater/AP Winfrey's Golden Globes speech sparked speculation she's running for President in 2020.

“Stedman says that he thought the reporter said to him, ‘Would she make a good President?’ and he said absolutely she would,” King insisted.

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Gayle King , “CBS This Morning” host and Oprah Winfrey ’s longtime friend, on Tuesday downplayed speculation that Winfrey would pursue a presidential bid in 2020. .@ GayleKing on @ Oprah considering running for president in 2020?

The "CBS This Morning" co-host and longtime best friend of Oprah addressed the growing speculation she is considering to run in 2020. Winfrey 's best friend and "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King said on Tuesday "I do think she's intrigued by the idea."

“Stedman would never so cavalierly say, ‘Absolutely she would do it,’” King continued. “It’s up to the people. He would never do that.”

Sources told CNN on Monday that Winfrey’s friends were urging her to seek the Democratic nomination, potentially setting up a face-off against President Trump, presumptive Republican nominee.

Even First Daughter Ivanka Trump tweeted that her speech was “empowering & inspiring.”

A White House spokesman said Monday the Trump team would welcome Winfrey’s candidacy, or that of anyone else.

But Winfrey’s own words also come into play.

“I will never run for public office,” she told The Hollywood Reporter last June. “That’s a pretty definitive thing.”

King says longtime pal Winfrey, photographed Sunday night with director Ava DuVernay, left, isn't mulling a presidential run.© Matt Sayles/Invision for Lindt Chocolate King says longtime pal Winfrey, photographed Sunday night with director Ava DuVernay, left, isn't mulling a presidential run.

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