Oprah Winfrey is set to reveal a family secret during her show on Monday. While some people are taking guesses to what this secret might be, others are completely in the dark.
According to the show’s website, “Over the past 25 years, the [show] has reunited a lot of people. But this time, Oprah is the one being reunited. Hear the family secret she’s been keeping for months, straight from her.”
Of the news, Winfrey says, “it shook me to the core” and “only a handful of people in my life know about this.” Her avid viewers are very curious to know what she is going to reveal on Monday’s show. Even people who don’t watch Oprah are setting their DVRs to see what all the fuss is about.
So far during this final season of her show, Oprah has been really candid about her life, both past and present. Expect this announcement to be big and quite possibly emotional.
Last night Oprah Winfrey sat down with CNN’s newest talk show host Piers Morgan to kick off his new show and chat about her OWN Network, her career in television and also discuss some personal tragedies like the loss of her child.
Get the deets inside plus find out how some of our YBF celebs give back to the community when TheYBF.com hits the red carpet at “BET Honors 2011.”
Oprah Winfrey sat down for a deeply personal interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan and one of the most shocking topics on the table was the child she tried to abort and eventually lost when she was 14.
“Getting pregnant was a result of bad choices, not having boundaries, sexual abuse from the time I was 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13,” said Oprah.
Oprah then revealed to Piers the shame she felt after learning of the pregnancy and the suicidal thoughts that came. She even tried to drink laundry detergent in attempt to abort the baby herself.
And when a pregnant Oprah went to live with her father, things only got worse when he told her, “I would rather see a daughter of mine floating down the Cumberland River than to bring shame on this family and the indecency of an illegitimate child.”
She then “hid the pregnancy until her swollen ankles and belly gave her away.” A few weeks later, the baby died in the hospital.
Another shocking revelation was that Oprah said she “had no connection…” to the baby and viewed the death as a blessing in disguise. “When the baby died, I knew that it was my second chance.”
Interesting take on it.
VIA: YBF.COM and GATHER.COM