Count Meryl Streep as firmly within the Oprah Winfrey 2020 camp.
Since nearly everyone has weighed in on the media mogul’s presidential prospects, it solely made sense that “The Post” actress would do the identical.
Winfrey, after all, sparked a nationwide dialog about her political future after delivering a “barn burner” of a speech, as Streep described it, on the Golden Globes on Sunday night time
Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Tuesday together with her “Post” co-star, Tom Hanks, Streep gave her unequivocal assist for Winfrey, ought to she ever resolve to run for workplace.
“Wow, the place do I ship the test,” Streep joked.
Referring to the influence of Winfrey’s speech, Streep added: “You notice how we thirst for that. We actually need that form of elevated aspirational, can-do, optimistic attachment to the rules of our nation.”
Hanks quipped that as Winfrey spoke on the Beverly Hills Hilton, “the waters separated” within the resort’s pool.
DeGeneres additionally appears on board, emphasizing the form of influence Winfrey has had on “younger women who’re watching and truly understanding that phrases have energy.”
Winfrey has but to publicly deal with the hypothesis herself, however finest buddy Gayle King mentioned on CBS This Morning that she is “intrigued” by the speak of a presidential candidacy, however not contemplating operating.
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