Goodbye Oprah and Good Riddance
I Won't Shed a Single Tear
I admit, every time I thought of Oprah, I thought of the same scene that SNL does to parody the show.
Women running around, screaming, yelling, until finally one woman's head explodes with steam coming out of the neck.
It always disturbed me that while giving crazed audiences gifts and what they wanted, many people weren't smart enough to realize that these giveaways were tax writeoffs made to look Oprah look good (giving away a million bucks worth of stuff when you're worth $500,000,000? Here you go Uncle Sam.) Plus companies just wanted the product placement, because it was free advertising.
A cult like following where she could practically tell people to eat the dirt off their shoes because it has nutritional value and they'd buy it...pushing agendas, and pushing a book in 2006 "A Million Little Pieces," and then ripping apart the author after she chose it all showed a bad underbelly that I never wanted any part of.
Yes, I know she's not going away. But on her own network, I promise I will never flip across it. On network TV, unfortunately, I had to. Thanks O for finally stopping that from happening.
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