Oprah Winfrey is known for her powerful speeches, impressive business ethic, and her talk show that empowered the world. In 1986, she turned to live TV for the first time and hosted her own show called The Oprah Winfrey Show. It aired for 25 years, impacting the lives of many who watched and leaving viewers heartbroken when it ended in 2011.
Her content was original and unscripted, allowing for a lot of raw conversations to occur. Here’s a look at some of her best interviews.
When asked about Katie Holmes, Tom took the opportunity to jump on Oprah’s couch screaming “I’m in love! I’m in love!” creating many hilarious gifs and having us question his sanity.
The comedian and film-maker opened up about being sexually abused as a child. After expressing how he felt to the audience, the room flooded with support and similar stories were shared from the audience.
Jackson gave Oprah a tour of his questionable Neverland Ranch, giving an exclusive view to viewers world wide. He also addressed the plastic surgery rumors and his skin disease.
Rihanna Breaks Down Over Chris Brown
Trying to publicly avoid the talk about her abusive encounter with Brown, Rihanna breaks down on the Oprah show, having fans and viewers contemplate whether she’s over him.
Oprah Introduces Her Half Sister
In 2010, Oprah discovered she had a half sister. Oprah’s mother publicly went on an interview and stated her two children had passed away. Oprah’s half sister happened to be watching the interview and heard the names of the two deceased siblings, which turned out to also be her siblings as well, thus linking the two together.
With so many iconic and heart wrenching moments that have taken place, we can’t help but wonder if Oprah will return to live television anytime soon. When asked if it was a possibility, she did not confirm nor deny, but instead gave an inspirational talk about how she runs her company.