Documenting the journey of a Cameroonian filmmaker
Talk show host and media billionaire Oprah Winfrey recently sat down for a one-on-one interview with Barbara Walters for her annual ABC special, 10 Most Fascinating People. In the interview, Barbara and Oprah touched on a number of things including her departure from her daytime show; The Oprah show, to the creationf of her own network OWN among others. When asked about her relationship with her best female friend Gayle, this is what she had to say:
And this is what she had to say about the launch of her OWN network:
“I have never felt such fear in all my life…I was afraid of failing…I was afraid it wouldn’t be what ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ has been, and has meant, for all these years,” she told her own magazine “O” in an interview.
“What I realized is that I’ve never been afraid before. Not with any decision I’ve ever made,” Winfrey added.
It really fascinates me to know that an ultra-successful woman like Oprah still has fears when it comes to taking a new direction in life. That tells me there is hope for mere mortals like us then… Lesbian or not, her drive is admirable.