Is Anna Wintour Being Considered for UK Ambassador Job?

President Obama reportedly has the fashion icon on a shortlist for the diplomatic post.
1:53 | 12/05/12

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Embassy sweepstakes time. President obama is considering a very stylish choice for one of its posts. "Vogue" editor in chief anna wintour was the model for meryl streep's character in "the devil wears prada." But does she have what it takes to be a top diplomat? Reporter: In terms of niceties, america could not ask for a more sophisticated representative abroad. Anna wintour would know what to wear to a royal wedding or state dinner. As ambassador of france, she would be right at home, too. France's former first lady was a "vogue" cover girl. Americans know anna wintour mostly through meryl streep in "the devil wears prada." You have no style or sense of fashion. I think that depends on -- no. It wasn't a question. Reporter: A character whose exquisite taste is only matched by her devastating lack of charm. Wintour may not have liked that portrayal. But told barbara walters, she respected it. I'm a decisive person. If she seems strong, I respect that. Reporter: A departmentic answer if ever there was one. As the september issue revealed, she tends to speak her mind. Retouching. Need to go to the gym. Reporter: The white house is considering wintour for a plum post as a reward for raising millions for the president's re-election. Join us. But just don't be late. Reporter: According to "vogue," she's perfectly happy with the job she has. As ambassador, she would bring a different sort of elegance and strength to american diplomacy, as in speak softly and carry a chanel bag. For "good morning america," david wright, abc news, los angeles.

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