There's No Hope, Oprah Winfrey Will Never Run For President

Well, Michelle Obama is just going to have to take 2020 for us then

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Due to a certain person taking office in January, there is a certain feeling globally now that just about anyone could have a stab at being the leader of the Free World.

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No longer do you need to have years of legal training and a life devoted to serving your country in the army or in office, you can just saunter in at any point, just because you reckon you'd like to have a go.

Even Kanye West might be putting his Kanye best foot forward for the gig.

But what famous person would America be up for taking the toupee from Donald Trump in 2020 (if he makes it that far…)?

There's a couple of contenders, namely the former First Lady Michelle Obama and, to be honest, a lot of people would even be up for Malia having a whack at it (she'll be 21 by then so could easily run rings around Trump).

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Another sure-thing that would get the divided nation united once more, would be if the first lady of telly, Oprah Winfrey, had a stab at the job.

Oprah sat down with Scott Feinberg for The Hollywood Reporter's podcast, 'Awards Chatter', to talk about, well, kind of everything.

They chart her rise to success, from her traumatic childhood and teenage pregnancy and miscarriage, to her talk-show hosting and oscar-nominated acting.

If you weren't already in love with Oprah, this podcast will make you fall hard and fast.

Feinberg closed off the interview with the question we all really want to hear, will you run for POTUS?

He said,

You've known Donald Trump for a long time. He came on your show in '98 and talked about running for president. He told Larry King that he loves you and you would be his dream running mate. I don't get the sense that you're thrilled with how he's doing today ... If it looks like you are the only person who has a chance of preventing him getting a second term, would you in that case run and could you win?

You can check out that 1998 visit to Oprah here:

How chilling.

Anyway, Oprah was quick to let Feinberg, America and the rest of the world down, she said,

I will never run for public office. That's a pretty definitive thing ... And I don't know [if I could beat him]. I don't know the answer to that. I will never have to know the answer to that because I will never run for public office.

Hmmm 'pretty definitive' isn't definitive though, is it Oprah?

(Please save us)

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