We’ll admit it seems pretty obvious (especially given her lastest hire) that Anna Wintour will continue to have a hand in politics while fulfilling her role as Condé Nast’s artistic director and Vogue‘s editor in chief. But it seems certain that she’s not going to be an ambassador. At least not anytime soon.
Still, Friday’s news that Marc Lasry, frontrunner for the French ambassador post, was withdrawing after his involvement with a mob-run poker ring became public, has some speculating Wintour might be offered the gig.
Of course, even WWD points out that it would be a “long shot,” since she’d had her sights set more on the UK appointment, and literally just accepted a promotion at Condé–something she probably wouldn’t have done were she planning on taking on an ambassadorship soon after.
But, who knows? Wintour could be kicking herself for taking that promotion now that an ambassadorship has become available.
Regardless, people will probably not stop talking about this until someone else is appointed.
Until then, we bet Donald Trump is getting excited.