Oprah for President? Twitter Says So During Golden Globes

Oprah for President? Twitter Says So During Golden Globes

The legendary talk show host, actress, and entrepreneur won the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2017 Golden Globes on January 7, and despite being an icon, she was still overwhelmingly grateful and humble as ever in her inspiring speech! "I am especially proud of all of the women who have felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories".

"She lived, as we all have lived, too long in a culture broken by brutally powerful men", she said. "But their time is up". Several celebrities and writers aalso agree, on of whom said: "Wow".

Earlier in the evening, Winfrey had been asked to trim her speech by three minutes.

"As a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress, she has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world, making her one of the most respected and admired figures today", said Tatna.

Oprah Winfrey may have squashed speculation of a potential presidential bid in 2020, but Golden Globes host Seth Meyers isn't giving up hope just yet. "Each of us in this room are celebrated because of the stories we tell and this year, we became the story".

She expressed gratitude for Taylor and all the women who were silenced when they spoke their truth to powerful men, the women who worked in factories, farms, as domestic workers and in academia, whose names will never be known.

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Building to a rousing closing, and a standing ovation, she continued: "I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon. When that new day finally dawns, it will be because of the magnificent women and many of them are in this room tonight".

"I want to say that I value the press more than ever before as we try to navigate these complicated times".

Winfrey's "A Wrinkle in Time" co-star Reese Witherspoon introduced the actor in a heartwarming speech, where she said, "Oprah's hugs can end wars".

Overall, 25 awards are given out - 14 for movies and 11 for TV - and, as usual, the 90-member HFPA has sprung more than a few surprises in the nominations, placing horror satire "Get Out" in the best comedy-musical category. "Tell her thank you for teaching us, for inspiring us, for encouraging us, thank you for seeing us'".

"Oprah has spoken. #TimesUp #WhyWeWearBlack", "Jane the Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez wrote.

Winfrey said she's the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, a moment that made her think of the young girls watching her from home tonight.

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