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

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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…