Weight Watchers stock jumped more than 13% after Oprah's Golden Globes speech
09 January, 2018, 01:02 | Author: Diane Mills
Her case attracted the help of the NAACP's Rosa Parks and become a national story, reported the New York Times.
Since Sunday night, Hollywood, liberals and ardent fans have been abuzz with speculation that the billionaire chat show queen is harboring Oval Office ambitions. (The men were, too, but they always do that.) Messing explained that it was part of the Time's Up initiative, which supports women who suffer from sexual harassment and assault - and not just in Hollywood. "Their time is up!" she shouted to a standing ovation.
This is not the first time Winfrey has been mentioned in conjunction with a possible presidential ticket. But that doesn't mean those polled wanted her to throw her hat into the ring; just over one in five said Winfrey should run in 2020, and 69 percent said she shouldn't.
"And here are all the male nominees", she said, introducing Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk), Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Steven Spielberg (The Post), Ridley Scott (All the Money in the World) and eventual victor, The Shape of Water filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.
Though Winfrey has previously denied that she would run for office, longtime partner Stedman Graham seemed to leave it open as a possibility.
"It is the insatiable dedication to uncovering the absolute truth that keeps us from turning a blind eye to corruption and to injustice, to tyrants and victims and secrets and lies", she said. "I want her to run for president", Meryl Streep told The Washington Post. When she was asked how she felt about that, she said, "I think that's pretty damn cool too!" "But now she doesn't have a choice".
"It was somewhere in Rosa Parks" heart nearly 11 years later when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery", Winfrey said.
A joking reference to Oprah Winfrey as a future USA president has sparked an apology from NBC.
An hour later he qualified his statement, tweeting, "I don't know if Oprah would be a good President, but she would definitely be a better President than Trump".
A representative for Winfrey did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "I like Oprah and I also like Donald Trump, but as TV personalities not as the President of the United States of America".
The speech was a hit, with many saying afterwards that Oprah should indeed challenge Trump in 2020.
"You need a star - a grand, outsized, fearless star whom Trump can neither intimidate nor outshine", ran the editorial. Director Ava DuVernay later wrote on Twitter that the room was "still vibrating like electricity from that speech".
After reading a quote from Atwood, she told the audience: "We no longer live in the gaps. we are the story in print and we are writing the story ourselves".
While the film categories may have been lacking diversity, the TV categories shone as Aziz Ansari became the first man of Asian descent to win for Best Actor in a TV comedy with Master of None, Sterling K. Brown the first black man to win for Best Actor in a TV drama with This Is Us, and Oprah the first black woman to take home the Cecile B. DeMille.
Oprah Winfrey poses in the press room with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. "You do not have what it takes!"
But just as the evening began to lose the focus the red carpet had brought, Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and she spent almost all her time talking about the long struggle for justice for women. "What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have".
Much needed rain for the city of Cape Town then washed out the entire day 3 with the match hanging agonizingly in the balance. However, it will be tough ask for the Indian batsmen who were bundled out for 209 in their first innings.
Amy Poehler's guest was Saru Jayaraman , director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. King said it was "one of the highlights" of her life to attend on such an important night.
However, rescue teams of police and Army joined by locals have rescued a child and an elderly person and shifted them to hospital. Heavy and continuous snowfall in the area though had made it hard for local teams to locate the vehicle and its passengers.
It demands equal rights for Palestinians by putting pressure on the Israeli government via economic and cultural boycotts. Responding to the list, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) said it would continue to work for "peace and justice".
The "Harry Met Sejal" actress shared a picture of her grand welcome on the film sets and wrote, "Great to be back on set". She tied the knot with Virat in December at a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy, away from the media glares.
If the quantum of sentence was less than three years, thebail plea would have been moved before the trial court itself, he said. RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 3.5 years in jail and Rs 5 lakh fine by Ranchi CBI court in a fodder scam case.
Historically, gas prices rise 30-75 cents during spring maintenance season due to the supply reduction and summer-blend switch. But it's still 19 cents higher than at this time past year in the Bay State, when prices were averaging $2.29.
The North's chief negotiator is Ri Son-gwon, the chairman of North Korea's state agency in charge of affairs with the South. Trump said he would like to see talks go beyond the Olympics and added: "At the appropriate time, we'll get involved".
All these data packs come with their similar offer of unlimited calls, SMS bundle, and access to Jio's bundle of applications. However, in most of the circles such as Bihar, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, etc., the company is still offering old plans.
But at Green Dragon, Levine said the move won't cause any changes and they won't slow growth plans or scale back any operations. In his memo Sessions said, "Prosecutors should follow the well-established principles that govern all federal prosecutors".
Sergio Aguero scores twice in Burnley thrashing
He said: "We're at the end of our squad at the moment with injuries but, with the mentality today, you'd never have smelt that". I believe everybody is allowed to be passionate. "We just reacted quicker than our opponents".
Google Merges Wallet, Android Pay into Google Pay
This all-new Google Pay branding was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 event being held in Las Vegas. Then in 2015, Google came out with Android Pay , with support from three major United States carriers.
Ross Barkley can shine on bigger stage
Spurs have been long time admirers of the Everton man, but it now looks like they will miss out on the enigmatic 24-year-old. Conte is desperate to reinforce a squad that has left him 16 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League.
Jon Gruden named Raiders' coach
He will be introduced by the Raiders at a media conference on Tuesday and replaces Jack Del Rio, who was sacked on December 31. He returned to D.C.in 2004, and in four seasons ended up with a 30-34 record, leading the Redskins to two playoff appearances.