Talk show host Oprah Winfrey says it made her feel hopeful to see President Obama and President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPence: Supreme Court has chance to right 'historic wrong' with abortion ruling Prosecutor says during trial that actor Jussie Smollett staged 'fake hate crime' Overnight Defense & National Security — US, Iran return to negotiating table MORE meet cordially at the White House.
"I just saw President-elect Trump with President Obama in the White House and it gave me hope," Winfrey told Entertainment Tonight on Friday.
"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," Winfrey said. "To hear President Obama that he has renewed confidence in the peaceful transition."
Winfrey was an outspoken supporter of Obama during his 2008 election. She endorsed Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCountering the ongoing Republican delusion Republicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves Poll: Democracy is under attack, and more violence may be the future MORE for president in June of this year.
But Winfrey expressed optimism for the future now that Trump had won.
"Everybody can take a deep breath now," she said.