Oprah Winfrey accepts Cecil B. DeMille Award with moving speech

Oprah Winfrey accepts Cecil B. DeMille Award with moving speech

In the past, Winfrey has definitely shut down the suggestion.

"I'll tell you, she's really a great woman".

Winfrey has appeared on several lists of the most admired or most influential people in the world. I wasn't alone. Countless "Oprah in 2020" tweets and posts took off before the applause had even ended.

Tagging the author, she wrote, "Thanks for your VOTE of confidence!"

However, when asked directly whether she has any plans to campaign for the top job yesterday, Oprah responded: "I don't - I don't", Bloomberg reports. It's on us to seek out, mentor, make space for, hire, celebrate those girls she mentioned.

I have no doubt that the speeches were well-meaning, in the sense that the sentiments expressed were honest - at least mostly.

Winfrey's feminist speech, which promised young women viewers that "a new day is on the horizon", stole the show at the January 7 awards ceremony, the Daily Mail notes.

Honestly, the tweets, the comments - they all could have been fun little jokes.

Trump's job approval rating sat at just 32 per cent in December, according to an Associated Press-NORC poll. She was most popular with Democrats (72 per cent) and independents (51 per cent). Some have said that night convinced him to run.

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

Winfrey also said that a "new day is on the horizon", a message giving hope to so many that the much-needed change not only in Hollywood but in the nation as a whole, is coming.

A giant of Hollywood, the late George Burns, once famously said, "Sincerity - if you can fake that you've got it made". "Their time is up!" she shouted to a standing ovation.

Then, in 2004, she heard Barack Obama speak at the Democratic National Convention. She reflected on the press and the importance of uncovering the truth.

So is she running?

As she spoke against abuse, Winfrey couldn't help but take vague jabs at the current presidential administration - an action that no doubt immediately alienated conservative women whom she could also have addressed with her words. "It's about systemic toxicity across all industries", she said.

In the movie, the woman torches the police department and severely burns one of the police officers (a guy whose behavior was so bad throughout the movie that you are supposed to think he deserved it). (The Clinton and Trump campaigns in 2016 together spent $1.16 billion.) And Winfrey is no slouch in that department. She also had a favorability rating of 49 percent; Trump's was 43 percent. He had glowing things to say about her political prospects back in 1999.

"This is something that I started out of necessity", Ms Burke said. "And I think we would be a very formidable team".

"I just probably wouldn't do it, Oprah, but I do get exhausted of seeing what's happening with this country", he said.

"I never could have envisioned it growing like this".

And we all see how that turned out.

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