"Oprah," Meyers said, looking out at her in the audience, "in 2011, I told some jokes about our current president at the White House Correspondents Dinner -- jokes about how he was unqualified to be president -- and some have said that night convinced him to run.
So if that's true, I just want to say: Oprah, you will never be president! " The laughs and cheers from the crowd made it clear: Winfrey would have a lot of supporters in the entertainment industry.
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" even tweeted out a mock campaign poster on Monday morning.
It would be relatively easy to step aside from OWN for a presidential campaign. On Sunday night Winfrey's detractors immediately began circulating an old photo of Winfrey with Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced movie mogul who has become the symbol of Hollywood rot."I don't think she had any intention [of declaring].But now she doesn't have a choice." Earlier in the evening, Globes host Seth Meyers actually teed up the speculation.But her fans portrayed her as the perfect anti-Trump candidate -- that is, if she's willing to run.Videos and transcripts of the speech were widely shared on social media on Monday morning.Her role at CBS News would conflict with any serious exploration of a presidential run.