Oprah panned for saying she feels hope after Trump election

Oprah Winfrey is facing criticism after her comments regarding this week's election of Donald Trump.

"America has spoken," she said during an interview with ET. "I just saw President-elect Trump with President Obama in the White House and it gave me hope. To hear President-elect Trump say that he had respect for President Obama it felt that he had reached a moment where he was actually humbled by that experience. To hear President Obama say he had renewed confidence in the peaceful transition."

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She then broke into song for a moment, belting out, "I think everybody can take a deep breath now," then added, "It felt good seeing that."

Here's the interview:

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Jennifer Brett
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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.
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