Oprah Winfrey hasn’t really been fodder for the tabloids. Besides fluff pieces about her fluctuating weight and her relationships with Gayle and Stedman, she hadn’t had any huge scandals or skeletons that have danced out of the closet. Until now.
There have been not one but two big Oprah bombs this week. And both of these big Oprah secrets were let out of the bag by Oprah herself. First there was the revelation that she was pregnant and gave birth to a baby when she was just 14. An infant boy that died just a couple weeks after he was born. This has been rumored before but now she embraced the story. And then there was her other big secret, that she had a half sister that she never knew existed. But with these two big stories coming out this week right around the same time that her channel – OWN – debuted one may question the timing…With all the emotional shows she did on the Oprah Show, the scope and style of those shows, the personal details she included, it seems that this was something that would have been perfect for a “very special Oprah.” But instead she opted to tell her tale to Piers Morgan at a time when he was trying to get ratings for his show and she was trying to promote her own network. And then thrusting her half sister into the limelight to star in a very news worthy show?
Do you think this is business or just Oprah’s way of sharing.