Entertainment ‘Oprah for President’ Billboard Appears on Top of Downtown LA Building

01:47  13 january  2018
01:47  13 january  2018 Source:   thewrap.com

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A huge " Oprah for President " billboard has appeared atop a downtown Los Angeles building amid speculation she will make a run for the White House in 2020.

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A huge "Oprah for President" billboard has appeared on top of a downtown Los Angeles building in the wake of speculation that the former talk show host Oprah Winfrey will make a run for the White House in 2020.

The sign was seen above Casa Vertigo at 1828 Oak Street off the 10 and 110 freeway interchange.

a man wearing glasses: oprah winfrey golden globes 2020 © TheWrap oprah winfrey golden globes 2020 "CBS This Morning" host (and Oprah BFF) Gayle King on Tuesday said her pal is "intrigued" by the idea of a presidential run in the wake of the rapturous reception to her Golden Globes speech on Sunday -- but doesn't think it will be enough to persuade Winfrey to break her long-standing disinterest in holding elective office.

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Sign at the 10 and 110 freeway interchange follows Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring Golden Globes billboard has appeared on top of a downtown Los Angeles building in the wake of speculation that the former talk show host Oprah American Presidents and Vice Presidents Who Hated Each Other.

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"I absolutely don't think that her position has changed," King said on "CBS This Morning." "I was up talking to her late last night. I do think she is intrigued by the idea. I do think that. I also know that after years of watching the 'Oprah Show,' you always have the right to change your mind. I don't think at this point she is actually considering it."

The breakout star of the 75th Golden Globes has better odds to claim the White House than former Vice President Joe Biden, according to BetOnline, a prominent Internet gambling company.

The company is currently giving the former daytime television star 20 to 1 odds of becoming the next President of the United States. Those betting on Biden are given 25 to 1 odds. Some other contenders Winfrey topped were Mark Zuckerberg, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand -- all of whom were given 25 to 1 odds.

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Casa Vertigo, the location of the sign, is an 88,000 sq. ft. building more commonly used for special events such as filming, art shows, photo shoots, runway shows and office space.

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Oprah Winfrey leads Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in hypothetical primary matchups, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult survey. Load Error The media mogul holds a four-point lead over Warren, with 39 percent choosing Winfrey and 35 percent favoring the Massachusetts Democrat, according to the poll.In a head-to-head matchup against Gillibrand, Winfrey's lead grows - 44 percent to 23 percent - the survey found.But other potential Democratic presidential candidates still hold a lead over Winfrey, particularly former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

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