President Donald Trump on Friday recalled the time when Oprah Winfrey liked him before he was elected president.
“Oprah used to be a genuinely big friend of mine, she used to go to Mar-a-Lago, a place I have in Palm Beach,” Trump recalled during his rally in Louisiana on Friday night.
“She loved Mar-a-Lago, she loved the key lime pie,” as the crowd chuckled. Trump added, “No, so do I. She loved the key lime pie.”
“She used to go. She loved me until I decided to run for office,”
Trump recalled in which Winfrey as well as also former President Barack Obama campaigned for Stacy Abrams inside state of Georgia, nevertheless in which she still lost to Brian Kemp inside race for governor.
Prior to being the president, Trump frequently praised Oprah as an entrepreneur as well as also a successful television host.
“I think Oprah can be great, I love her, she’s a friend of mine,” Trump said during an interview with Piers Morgan in 2011. “I think she’s an incredible woman, a beautiful woman.”
In 1988, a much younger Trump even teased a run for president during an appearance on Oprah’s show.
In 1999, Trump even suggested in which Oprah could be his Vice President if he ran for president.