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Entertainment Oprah Winfrey's Longtime Partner Stedman Graham Says She Would 'Absolutely' Run for President

16:16  08 january  2018
16:16  08 january  2018 Source:   people.com

Oprah Attended a University Graduation This Weekend, and Students Lost It

  Oprah Attended a University Graduation This Weekend, and Students Lost It She went to see her half-sister graduate.On Sunday, Patricia graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with Oprah and her partner, Stedman Graham, in the audience. And while it was a momentous day for the family, no one was more excited than the other UWM graduates who were stunned to see Oprah in the stands.

Oprah Winfrey laughed when Seth Meyers used reverse psychology to encourage her to run for president in 2020 (with Tom Hanks on “It’ s up to the people,” Graham told the Los Angeles Times . “ She would absolutely do it.” Celebrities and social media users alike rallied behind the idea after

Stedman Graham Says Oprah Would Run for President . Oprah Winfrey laughed when Seth Meyers used reverse psychology to encourage her to run for president in 2020 (with Tom “ She would absolutely do it.” Celebrities and social media users alike rallied behind the idea after Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey laughed when Seth Meyers used reverse psychology to encourage her to run for president in 2020 (with Tom Hanks on the ticket, no less!) during the 2018 Golden Globe Awards — but almost everyone, including longtime partner Stedman Graham, is in support of the idea.

“It’s up to the people,” Graham told the Los Angeles Times. “She would absolutely do it.”

Celebrities and social media users alike rallied behind the idea after Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday’s ceremony, an honorary award bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. Her inspiring speech was filled with standing ovations, and it wasn’t hard to imagine the 63-year-old TV personality behind a presidential podium.

Sources: Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about running for president

  Sources: Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about running for president "President Oprah Winfrey" was the talk of the Beverly Hilton ballroom after Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. And the "Oprah for president?" possibility was a top story on morning TV. The touchstone of her speech was the #MeToo movement. But her hopeful message -- "A new day is on the horizon" -- could have doubled as a campaign rallying cry.Many liberal-leaning celebrities and viewers certainly heard it that way. And that may have been exactly what Winfrey wanted. © Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP This image released by NBC shows Oprah Winfrey accepting the Cecil B.

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and her longtime partner , businessman Stedman Graham , first met in 1986 and have been together ever since. • Winfrey and Graham got engaged in 1992, but ultimately decided against marriage. • Graham ' s suggestion that Winfrey run for president at the 2018 Golden

Oprah Winfrey running for president of the United States is a serious discussion, according to her longtime partner , Stedman Graham -- though according to her own past comments to ET, not so fast.

“I thought that speech was incredible,” Winfrey’s pal Gayle King told the L.A. Times. “I got goosebumps.”

Even Meryl Streep endorsed Winfrey on the ticket, telling the Washington Post, “She launched a rocket tonight. I want her to run for president. I don’t think she had any intention [of declaring]. But now she doesn’t have a choice.”

a group of people standing in front of a building: Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon© Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon

Winfrey has shut down rumors of a run for the White House before. She told CBS in October, “There will be no running for office of any kind for me,” echoing a similar sentiment she shared with the Hollywood Reporter in June: “I will never run for public office. That’s a pretty definitive thing.”

Even after the Golden Globes — when “Winfrey 2020” was a trending topic — Bloomberg asked the mogul if she planned to run, to which she responded, “I don’t — I don’t.”

Trump spokesman on Oprah 2020 run: We welcome all comers.

  Trump spokesman on Oprah 2020 run: We welcome all comers. President Donald Trump's spokesman welcomed Oprah Winfrey to the 2020 presidential race, sort of.Hogan Gidley, a deputy White House press secretary, was asked by reporters aboard Air Force One on Monday about the bubble of speculation surrounding Winfrey, the left-leaning entertainment mogul, after her rousing speech on Sunday at the Golden Globes awards ceremony.

Stedman Graham , Winfrey ’ s longtime partner , told the Los Angeles Times a White House run would be “up to the people.” But “ she would absolutely do it,” he said . The popular talk-show host had previously said she was reconsidering the viability of running after President Trump took office.

Oprah Winfrey ' s emotional speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night has triggered calls for her to run for president come 2020. Oprah ' s longtime partner Stedman Graham gave a more concrete response to the Los Angeles Times , saying she would " absolutely do it."

Twitter had a field day, imploring the former talk show host to consider a political future and joking about other Hollywood heavyweights’ reactions.

John Stamos and Sarah Silverman also tweeted their support.


Poll: Oprah outperforms Warren, Gillibrand among Dems against Trump .
Oprah Winfrey leads Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in hypothetical primary matchups, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult survey. Load Error The media mogul holds a four-point lead over Warren, with 39 percent choosing Winfrey and 35 percent favoring the Massachusetts Democrat, according to the poll.In a head-to-head matchup against Gillibrand, Winfrey's lead grows - 44 percent to 23 percent - the survey found.But other potential Democratic presidential candidates still hold a lead over Winfrey, particularly former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

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