Oprah Winfrey has revealed the real reason why she’s ending her daytime talk show after 25 years on the air. In an editorial published in her ‘O’ magazine this month, Oprah revealed that a dying 12-year-old boy told her to end her show at the 25-year mark:
Winfrey says that Mattie Stepanek – a child author who had a rare form of muscular dystrophy – told her that she should end the Oprah show only after it had been on the air for 25 years. He sent her the e-mail in May 2003, 13 months before he died at the age of 13.
Oprah Winfrey is the Queen of daytime television. When she decided to give away new cars to her whole audience, it was done. When she decided to film a few episodes in Australia, no questions asked. Normally, if she asks for something, people bend heaven Read the rest of this entry