‘Oprah for president!’ - Social media reacts to Oprah’s Golden Globes speech

2018-01-08 11:22

Cape Town - Oprah Winfrey has the world eating out of the palm of her hands after her speech at the Golden Globes, with people even calling it “one of the greatest American speeches”.

Her fans are even calling for her to be the future president!

The actress and media mogul (63) became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday night’s awards show.

During her acceptance speech, Oprah spoke about her career, sexual misconduct within the industry and even made a plea for press freedom.

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Twitter users went wild over the speech, even joking that she should make a run for presidency in 2020.

Her long-time partner Stedman Graham and friend Gayle King told The Los Angeles Times that she would be up for the challenge.

“It's up to the people, she would absolutely do it,” said Stedman.

There were plenty of powerful moments in her Golden Globes speech, but there’s one that’s still ringing in our ears:

“I want all the girls watching to know: 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.”


Sources: Daily Mail, The Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post

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