LONDON (REUTERS) – American tv mogul Oprah Winfrey has reiterated she is not going to run for president, saying it might “kill” her, drawing a line over hypothesis a couple of potential 2020 bid.
In an interview with British Vogue, the actress and producer once more addressed the topic after a lot speak on whether or not she would eye the White House following a rousing speech at this yr’s Golden Globe awards.
“In that political structure – all the non-truths, the bullshit, the crap, the nastiness, the backhanded backroom stuff that goes on – I feel like I could not exist,” Winfrey instructed the journal, the place she options on its August (2018) cowl.
“I would not be able to do it. It’s not a clean business. It would kill me.”
Winfrey received a standing ovation when she spoke in help of victims of sexual misconduct in her acceptance speech for a Golden Globe for lifetime achievement, by which she praised ladies who uncovered harassment and abuse in Hollywood and elsewhere.
“People talk about ‘these are such dark times’, but what if we shift the paradigm? Because I see it differently,” Winfrey, referring to the #metoo and Time’s Up actions, instructed British Vogue, which revealed excerpts of her interview on its web site.
“I see, ‘Isn’t this remarkable that we’re waking up?’ For years, women have endured craziness. This is what’s happening to people. They’re allowing themselves to not just become corroded, but to become hysterical. You’ve got to lean to the happiness.”
Known merely as Oprah to her followers, Winfrey additionally spoke about attending the marriage of Britain’s Prince Harry to actress Meghan Markle in May.
The ceremony, which featured an impassioned sermon by African-American bishop Michael Curry on the ability of affection, was watched by hundreds of thousands across the world.
“It left me feeling that anything is possible through the power of love,” she mentioned.
“Reverend Curry was right!”