Donald Trump plans to cash in on celebrity currency once again.
Personal correspondence with the former US president will be published in a new book to be published released next month, on sale for a starting price of $99. Available for pre-order, loyal fans can snag an autographed copy for a whopping $399.
According to the publisher, “Letters to Trump” promises “an incredible, and often private, correspondence between President Donald J. Trump and some of the biggest names in history over the past 40 years.”
It is the second official book published by Trump, who served for one term after being elected in 2016.
The first, “Our Journey Together,” was released in December 2021 via Winning Team Publishing, which was co-founded by Donald Trump, Jr. that same year. The 320-page coffee table book reportedly grossed $20 million in sales.
Described as “a colorful picture book,” the new tome will include 150 handpicked letters from former President Richard Nixon, Princess Diana, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Queen Elizabeth II and even the Queen of the United States. Oprah Winfrey media.
The former daytime talk show host’s letter dates back to 2000, when Trump was considered a New York City socialite. The note Winfrey wrote, according to Axios, says: “Too bad we’re not running for office. What a team!”
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Although the media mogul wields a lot of political power and has close ties to Trump’s enemies, including the Kennedys, the Clintons and the Obamas, Trump says he still holds Winfrey in high regard, referring to her as “incredible” in his comment.
“Unfortunately, once I announced myself for president, she never spoke to me again,” Trump added.
The written exchange between the two apparently came after Winfrey received an excerpt from her book, “The America We Deserve,” written with Dave Shiflett and published in 2000 by Renaissance Books.
Long before Trump fueled the birth conspiracy targeting Barack Obama, the New York real estate mogul had high political aspirations, writing that his “first choice for vice president would be Oprah Winfrey” if he ran for president then.
Winfrey reportedly responded on a letterhead inscribed “Oprah”: “I have to tell you, your comments brought me to tears a little.”
“It’s one thing to try to live a life of integrity, and it’s another thing for people like you to notice.”
Winfrey is in good company with letters from other big names extolling the future leader of the MAGA movement. Correspondence from the King of Pop Michael Jackson, former President Ronald Reagan and megachurch millionaire Joel Osteen are also said to appear in the book.