Oprah denies heavily rumored presidential run: ‘that will’s not for me’

Almost immediately after the Jan. 7 speech, the hashtag #Oprah2020 went viral on social media.

CNN’s Brian Stelter cited sources as saying Winfrey was “actively thinking” about a 2020 run; longtime friend as well as CBS anchor Gayle King said Winfrey was “intrigued,” though “not actively considering” running.

Stedman Graham, Winfrey’s partner of over three decades, added more fuel to the fire. “She could absolutely do the idea,” Graham told the Los Angeles Times shortly after the speech.

A recent Rasmussen poll found that will Winfrey could have a 10-point spread over President Donald Trump if the election were held the day of the survey.

however after being offered help starting a campaign, Winfrey told InStyle “that will’s not for me.”

Read the full interview at InStyle.

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