Oprah Winfrey “amused” by open Senate seat offer

January 27th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey was amused by embattled Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevichs TV confession that he considered appointing her to President Barack Obamas vacant Senate seat.

While on ABC’’s Good Morning America to defend his innocence in connection with accusations he tried to auction off the open Senate seat, Blagojevich said he thought she would be a fitting replacement.

“She seemed to be someone who had helped Barack Obama in a significant way to become President,” he said.

Winfrey, who didnt catch Blagos comments live, said on BFF Gayle Kings Sirius XM satellite radio show, If I had been watching as I normally watch, from the treadmill, I would have probably fallen off the treadmill!

Although Winfrey has no plans to go into politics, she does think she’’s qualified, reports Us Magazine.

“I think I could be Senator too,” the talk show host said on The Gayle King Show.

“Im just not interested, she insisted. (ANI)

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