Oprah Winfrey is speaking up again about those rumors that she's interested in running for President. Time and again, the talk show host and actress would be asked the same question about her entry into politics and she would always say she has no plans.

In a recent podcast on The Hollywood Reporter, however, Oprah Winfrey had to reiterate her stand about being president because the rumors just won't die down. The celebrity clearly stated, "I will never run for public office," adding that her reply is "a pretty definitive thing."

Winning against President Trump

In the same podcast, Winfrey was asked whether she think she could beat President Donald Trump if the latter would run for a second term in 2020.

The media personality, however, refused to answer the question because, for her, it won't matter. She repeated, "I will never run for public office."

Back in 2015, President Donald Trump reportedly said, when he was considering running that his ideal running mate would have to be Oprah Winfrey. He said having her on his party would be an easy victory. But then Winfrey has thrown her support for Hillary Clinton in the last election. She supported President Barack Obama’s two terms as well.

They thought she's running

The news about Oprah Winfrey's plan to run for president recently came to light again during the promotion of the new season of "Queen Sugar," which airs on Oprah Winfrey Network. The show's producer Paul Garnes revealed that one of the writers thought the talk show host was running in 2020, which led to the reframing of the show and changing its tone and dialogue.

But Winfrey's long-time best friend, Gayle King, who truly knows her more than anyone else, said it's "never happening" even if people encourage Oprah Winfrey to challenge Trump. For one thing, the talk show host has no public office experience and for this very reason, the thought to become president never crossed her best friend's mind.

Remaining hopeful

Oprah Winfrey admitted she was in brief despair when President Donald Trump won in the November 2016 election. But when Obama and Trump appeared on TV together when the latter made a visit to the White House, the talk show host found hope and renewal.

Seeing the outgoing and incoming president in one room and discussing with each other prompted Winfrey to tweet, "Everybody, take a deep breath! #HopeLives!" She explained later that after feeling the tension of the election, the image she saw on TV about two presidents meeting gave her a sense of calm. "I heard Donald Trump say, ‘He’s a good man’ and ‘I’m going to be seeking his counsel,’” Winfrey said. “I literally went…I can breathe now," she concluded.