Jesus Christ Writes to Oprah

Jesus Christ of Maine, that is
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 18, 2018 6:33 AM CDT
Jesus Christ Writes to Oprah
In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Oprah Winfrey poses in the press room with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

A letter from Jesus Christ might be the affirmation Oprah Winfrey needs to run for the presidency, reports the AP. An 83-year-old Maine woman who changed her name to Jesus Christ says she began a letter writing campaign 50 years ago to spread a message of faith and peace, WGME-TV reports. "Most of them think I'm plain crazy and ignore me," Christ says, adding that she sent the letter to Winfrey because she likes her but had no idea it would get so much attention.

Gayle King, one of the hosts of CBS This Morning, posted about the letter to Winfrey on Instagram on Wednesday, asking if it was the sign her best friend was looking for. Winfrey said on 60 Minutes that if God wanted her to run for president "wouldn't God kinda tell me?" Christ says she didn't know there was speculation about Winfrey, but "if she does, I'll vote for her—that's for sure."

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