By James Dinh
In a campaign that ended before it began, Donald Trump has announced that he won't be running for president in 2012.
On Monday (May 16), the business bigwig made the announcement while promoting his reality series "The Apprentice" in New York, saying he didn't doubt he could win in "the primary, and ultimately, the general election," but that he's a businessman first and wanted to stick with his NBC gig. So after weeks of speculation and headlines, the Trump has got us thinking about a few other celebrities we'd like to see give up their day job and seek the presidency.
With her talk show coming to a close after 25 years, Oprah has said she's set to turn her focus to the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), but what if the influential media mogul ventured into the world of politics? As one of the richest Americans in the nation, Ms. Winfrey surely knows how to run a business with a string of ventures in film, radio, publishing, and, of course, television.
Despite a number of films under her belt, Angelina has made time to become increasingly involved in various humanitarian causes and was named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 2001. Amidst acting gigs and advocacy, she also has time to balance motherhood.
OK, so he doesn't have the best sudden-impulse resistance when making decisions. (Yes, we're thinking about Aubrey O'Day.) But no one can deny Diddy's influence and accomplishments throughout the world of hip-hop and fashion. Not only is the entertainer focused on his endeavors, but he's still turning out them hits alongside his group Diddy-Dirty Money. Plus, he's quite the talker. Remember his Vote or Die campaign?
NeNe might not know much about politics or seem like your first choice as the head of state and government for the United States of America, but this Real Housewife of ATL knows just when to stand up and speak for what she believes in. Just ask Star Jones — and Donald Trump.
Who would you like to see run for president? Tell us in the comments below!