NBC Dumps Oprah “Future President” Tweet, Says It Was Based On A “Joke”

Oprah Winfrey may or may not be running for President in 2020, but NBC is not backing her, the network made awkwardly clear this morning amidst post-Golden Globes blowback for a tweet it made during Sunday’s show.
“The tweet was sent out by a third party agency for NBC Entertainment in real time during the live broadcast,” a spokesperson for the Comcast-owned network said this morning of the social media post proclaiming the media mogul “our future president” early in…

Oprah Winfrey may or may not be running for President in 2020, but NBC is not backing her, the network made awkwardly clear this morning amidst post-Golden Globes blowback for a tweet it made during Sunday’s show. "The tweet was sent out by a third party agency for NBC Entertainment in real time during the live broadcast," a spokesperson for the Comcast-owned network said this morning of the social media post proclaiming the media mogul "our future president" early in…