Oprah I'm Too Smart to Talk About Trump

1/3/2017 9:51 AM PST

Oprah Knows Better Than to Talk Trump

EXCLUSIVE

Oprah Winfrey is afraid of Donald Trump ... or at least of having any public convo about the President-elect. 

We got Oprah Tuesday morning outside CBS in NYC and tried to get her insight on Trump's impending administration. Our guy posed a pretty simple question, but her reaction was kinda shocking ... considering she's who she is.

You'd think she fears no one, but it's clear O wants NO part of a White House backlash.

Major case of ... if you can't say anything nice?