Oprah 2020? People Are Asking After Golden Globes Speech

Oprah Winfrey poses backstage with her Cecil B. De Mille Award. REUTERS  Lucy Nicholson

According to an item in the LA Times, the televised event will be hosted by funnyman and "Late Night" star Seth Myers and aired live on NBC from 5 to 8 PM, Pacific Standard Time. We break down what's behind the polar temperatures that gripped the east coast over the weekend and the upcoming warm-up. He says, "Oprah would be a lot of fun". "But I don't think she's actively considering it at this time", King said.

Alison Janney was named the Best Supporting Actress in Motion Picture category for her role of LaVona Fay Golden, the mother of infamous figure skater Tonya Harding in "I, Tonya".

As Oprah spoke, the camera scanned the ballroom for reactions, cutting to a majority of women (almost all wearing black in solidarity to the "Time's Up" Movement).

The idea of bumper stickers reading "Oprah 2020" may be a liberal fantasy, but some Democratic Party activists are chattering about a Winfrey for president campaign anyway. Back in 1995, during an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" about mad cow disease, Winfrey mentioned that she would stop eating hamburgers after a guest said that feeding processed livestock to cattle had been linked to mad cow disease in Europe.

However, Winfrey endorsed both Barack Obama (who won the presidency) and Hillary Clinton (who lost), so her endorsement doesn't mean automatic success.

Picking the right moment as the applause died down, she added with flair, "Their time is up", bringing the crowd to a new crescendo.

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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. People were so moved by her words that #Oprah2020 became a popular hashtag on Twitter during the ceremony, with many suggesting that the 63-year-old actress/producer run for president (a sentiment apparently echoed backstage by Meryl Streep, who received the honor last year). A March 2017 poll by Public Policy Polling showed Winfrey leading Trump 47 versus 40 percent in a hypothetical presidential matchup.

Winfrey's "time is up" phrase was a reference to the Time's Up initiative launched by prominent women in Hollywood to address sexual harassment in entertainment, politics, tech and other industries.

Oh, and I'm doing it with you. She acknowledged the crucial need to support the press. She says her red dress was made months ago.

"When you have a celebration, you don't wear black".

"In 2011, I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondent's Dinner", he said.

As her longtime partner Stedman Graham watched from the audience, she told the story of a black woman from Alabama named Recy Taylor, who died at the age of 97 on December 28, 2017, and her fight for justice after her rape by six white men in 1944.

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