Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Life

Do We Really Want Oprah Winfrey For President 2020?

Let’s all hope not.

Image via Pixels

Following an inspirational speech at the Golden Globes, there is speculation that Oprah Winfrey may be running for president.

Seeing as Oprah Winfrey is the first black woman to win the Cecil B. Demille Award, it may not surprise that she spoke passionately about injustice and current issues that have been bubbling behind the scenes for years now.

Following the rise of the #MeToo movement, her words gave people hope that they were prescient of a better future as she called for a “brighter morning even in our darkest nights”. However, people may have gotten a little overzealous regarding this.

After this speech at the awards ceremony, there was widespread speculation that Oprah may, in fact, be running for president. Many of the cries for her to undertake this were ironic, though a lesson to be learned on the internet is that nothing stays ironic for long.

As beloved as Oprah Winfrey is, and as tough times may be, I feel like America needs a bit of a break from TV show stars. At least in the world of politics.

Seth MacFarlane – comedian, writer, and the creator of Family Guy – appears to share similar doubts in a Tweet he posted.

I’ve gotta admit, “troublingly dystopian” is pretty apt.

This public outcry for Oprah Winfrey 2020 hasn’t escaped the attention of current president Donald Trump either. Humble as ever, when asked about Oprah he immediately responded he would beat her, but goes on to say how he likes her and “doesn’t think she’s going to run”.

To be fair, her speech did sound presidential, so I can see why people clamored to pronounce it as such. Even though I’m not so hot on the idea of more TV star presidents, her words at the Golden Globes award ceremony did ring true:

“I want all the girls watching here and now to know that a new day is on the horizon. And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women”.

At the very least, it wouldn’t be the first time a president brushed close to being in Sharknado 3.

Written By

You May Also Like

Life

'Micro-shelters' can offer temporary relief from the dangers of homelessness.

Life

Do we need 'the one' or just 'the one for now'?

Life

Can saying mantras really make the universe bend to your will?

Drugs

DMT is a psychedelic drug otherwise known as ‘The Spirit Molecule’, with many users feeling profoundly changed by the experience of taking the drug.

Life

Be in-the-know about online ads.

College

A recent study by the ONS has found that 45% of students in England reported their mental health and well-being had worsened since October.

College

Saving money can be hard for students. Luckily, these discounts on popular services can help them have more fun without breaking the bank.

Life

It's official: icks are being left behind in 2022.

Entertainment

The 80th annual Golden Globes were held on January 10th Here are some of the highlights of the award show and the most memorable...