Asked about all the presidential speculation suddenly swirling around Winfrey, the typically pugilistic Trump steered clear of nasty nicknames and colorful insults while sizing up such a potential celebrity showdown. But Mr Trump himself remains confident, dismissively saying: "Yeah, I can beat Oprah". "I know her very well", Trump said at the White House as he met with lawmakers to discuss immigration. She really did want to say, 'Enough already, ' and I think she delivered on all that in a very eloquent way.
Winfrey confidante Gayle King said earlier on Tuesday that the media mogul was not now running for president.
Late-night show host Jimmy Kimmel said at a press conference Monday that he thought Winfrey's speech was "preaching to the choir" with her Hollywood audience.
Oprah was awarded the Cecil B DeMille award at the Golden Globes where she gave a phenomenal speech. "But I don't think she's actively considering it at this time".
She added, however, "You always have the right to change her mind".
Trump has expressed his admiration for Winfrey in the past.
The backlash on Twitter was swift, however, with actress Alyssa Milano and others jumping in to note that Ivanka's father has been accused by several women of sexual harassment and was recorded bragging about sexual assault. "But that would be something she would have to determine and lay out if she made a decision to run".
"I think one of the arguments for Oprah is 45", Pelosi said, referring to Trump in shorthand for the 45th president. There, she brilliantly intertwined her own journey, speaking of herself as a young black girl watching Sidney Poitier receive the same award, with those of all the women of #MeToo, including Recy Taylor, a black woman who was violently raped by six white men and had just passed away.
He added: "I did one of her last shows".
"I like Oprah", he said. Trump, of course, was a businessman-turned-reality-television-star before his extraordinary political rise.
In previous years, Weight Watchers ran a loss due to free fitness apps and years of many users unsubcribing from the service. However Mr Trump has dismissed her chances. After college, she went into journalism before reigning for 25 years as queen of the U.S. talk show scene, ushering in an era of confessional television before becoming the first black woman to own a television network.