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Oprah Delivers Inspiring Speech for Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

Oprah Delivers Inspiring Speech for Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

CNN reports Oprah's long-time partner Stedman Graham said the TV legend would "absolutely" run for president in the wake of a volatile year of leadership under Donald Trump. Trevor Noah can see it.

The day after Oprah Winfrey delivered a speech that thrust her into the conversation about the 2020 presidential race, Democratic strategists and activists largely agree: It's not insane. "I applaud her for what she has done in her life".

The nine-minute speech generated two standing ovations from the Hollywood glitterati and prompted 220,000 posts on social media mentioning the words "Oprah" and "president" in just 24 hours, said Todd Grossman of social media analytics company Talkwalker.

Winfrey endorsed Democratic Senator Barack Obama of IL when he first ran successfully for the U.S. presidency in 2008, and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in her losing 2016 campaign against Trump.

Actress Witherspoon, who presented Oprah with her award, wrote on Twitter, "I will now officially divide time like this: 'Everything that happened before Oprah speech: Everything that will happen after'". "They're the complete opposite!"

"I do think she's intrigued by the idea; I do think that".

"Still, she added that Winfrey "loves this country and would like to be of service in some way".

"It is not lost on me that at this moment there are some little girls watching as I become the first black woman to be given the same award", Winfrey said.

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Oprah Delivers Inspiring Speech for Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

What's most important about Oprah's speech is she draws the bigger picture. "Really?", and bemoaned the "impossibly boring" current crop of major political figures, making people more likely to vote for celebrities like Mr Trump or Oprah.

Last autumn - when another wealthy media personality, Donald Trump, was elected United States president - Ms Winfrey dismissed the notion of running for president.

If you wonder why anyone is taking the Oprah-for-president idea seriously, go back and listen to that speech.

"I know her very well".

It is not the first time that Winfrey's name has been associated with a White House.

And I have tried many, many, many times to explain what a moment like that means to a little girl, a kid watching from the cheap seats as my mom came through the door, bone exhausted from cleaning other people's houses.

Even she is facing criticism, however, from those who haven't paid any attention to her history of speaking out about abuse or who have failed to learn the lesson we've all been hearing.

Acer and HP unveil new Chromebooks ahead of CES
Just looking at the image gallery below, you will be impressed with the simple yet stylish design of the new Acer Chromebook 11 . HP's last Chromebox was a hit in the Chrome OS community, but it released in 2014 and a lot has changed since then.

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