Oprah Winfrey on defeating Donald Trump in 2020: Will never run for public office

Oprah Winfrey has squashed the hopes of her many fans and said that she will never run for public office.

tv Updated: Jun 14, 2017 09:52 IST
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Oprah Winfrey smiles at the premiere of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in New York.(REUTERS)

Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey says she will never think about a presidential run.

“I will never run for public office. That’s a pretty definitive thing,” Winfrey said during the Awards Chatter podcast for Hollywood Reporter.

Oprah Winfrey speaks at Skidmore College's 106th Commencement, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP)

Asked whether she thought she could pull off a victory over President Donald Trump if he sought a second term, Winfrey said it didn’t matter.

“I don’t know. I don’t (have) the answer to that. But I will never have to know the answer to that, because I will never run for public office,” she said.

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First Published: Jun 13, 2017 15:49 IST