Oh dear, Oprah

By admin
05 April 2012

There was a time everything she touched turned to gold and everybody who was anybody – good or bad – would be on her show.

OWN – the Oprah Winfrey Network – had its first birthday in January yet there’s been little to celebrate so far. And things are only getting worse.

Oprah recently announced she was laying off 30 members of her production staff and cancelling the talk show of her one-time friend, comedian Rosie O’Donnell, after just five months due to flagging ratings.

Even Oprah’s long-time best friend, Gayle King, didn’t last long – she was given a morning show, The Gayle King Show, but left after five months to join CBS and help anchor its This Morning show.

Read Nicola Whitfield’s article in YOU, 12 April 2012.

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