Oprah Winfrey honors Alabama's Recy Taylor in Golden Globe Awards speech

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While many people praised Oprah Winfrey following her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes Sunday, singer Seal said that Winfrey was "part of the problem" in Hollywood with a scathing post on social media.

If she did choose to run, she would square off against President Donald Trump.

Despite the results, 40 percent of Democrats and 77 percent of Republicans would be against her running at all.

Winfrey added that she had always thought the job would require far more experience than she had - but has recently changed her mind. "I've been processing the accounts of Harvey Weinstein's disgusting behavior and haven't been able to find the words to articulate the magnitude of the situation", she wrote at the time. You know, I did one of her last shows.

Making a plea for a free press, Winfrey said, "I want to say I value the press more than ever before as we try to navigate these complicated times".

"These candidates who are coming forward today only have this popular appeal", he said.

However, King does not think she is actively considering it at this time, TIME reports. "I'm sure if she decides to run, which I think the president states he doesn't feel she will, I'm sure she'll have help with that".

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Speculation about Winfrey running for White House has been around for some months now.

The President will have surprised few observers with his predicted outcome of any future White House race against Ms Winfrey.

Winfrey said while there was no justice for Taylor, whose attackers were never prosecuted, her truth lived on in the work of civil rights icon Rosa Parks, an ACLU investigator on Taylor's case.

Winfrey, in September and October, publicly dismissed the notion of seeking the nation's highest office, though she noted that Trump's victory made her rethink the requirements of the office.

It's nearly like she thinks America should elect somebody with experience in politics.

"That's overtly political language", CNN political reporter and editor-at-large Chris Cillizza said.

Speculation about Winfrey as a potential Democratic Party candidate in 2020 was revived after her rousing speech on January 7 at the Golden Globes, where she was honored with a special award. "We all know she is a very good talker", King said. Meryl Streep, a Democrat who supported Hillary Clinton, wants Winfrey to run.

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