Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Winfrey was 'nervous' about her speech!

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Winfrey's longtime partner Stedman Graham told the Los Angeles Times "It's up to the people" whether she will be president, but he said, "she would absolutely do it". During her remarks, Oprah hit hard on sexual harassment and assault.

This is not the first time Winfrey has been mentioned in conjunction with a possible presidential ticket.

The media mogul began her speech by recalling Sidney Poitier - an eventual Cecil B. DeMille victor himself - receiving the best actor Oscar in 1964 for Lilies of the Field and hoping she might inspire today's children the way he inspired her then.

It was the first major awards event since allegations emerged a year ago against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused by several women of sexual harassment. "I will never run for public office", she said on The Hollywood Reporter podcast in the summer of 2017. For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men.

"It's the insatiable dedication to uncovering the absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice", she said. Kirk Douglas, who turned 101 years old in December, got a standing ovation while presenting an award with his daughter-in-law, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

King said: "She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way".

"I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon".

In speech after speech that followed, there were nods to Oprah - her celebrity, her cultural influence and the idea that she might be the person to beat Trump in 2020.

"I've been seen for who I am and being appreciated for who I am. But I don't think she's actively considering it at this time".

Dressed in an all-black number - expressing support to the silent protest against sexual predators - the world-famous talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist said she has attempted through her career "to say something about how men and women really behave".

The incident was eventually reported to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, who gave the case to Rosa Parks, the activist and civil rights icon best known for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in 1955.

"For instance, I can not throw a baseball for shite, but I managed to throw a Molotov cocktail from one building to another across a two lane street", she said.

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