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Oprah Winfrey is an American entertainer and media proprietor.
Oprah Winfrey was born in rural Mississippi in 1954. Experiencing poverty from an early age, she had to live with her grandmother in the countryside while her mother was earning money in Wisconsin. Despite her poor beginnings, she was a brilliant student and graduated from high school with honors. When she was 18, she was offered a job at a local radio station in Nashville, becoming the first female African-American news anchor in the state's history. She then began appearing as a news anchor all over the US. In 1986, she launched the syndicated "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which ran until 2011. It remains the highest-rated daytime talk show in American television history. She has founded several magazines, published books, and even established her own TV network and numerous charities. In 2018, Winfrey announced that she was actively thinking about running for president in 2020.
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have spoken on television about their exit from the royal family. Meghan told Oprah Winfrey that a senior royal voiced concerns over their son's skin color and that the intense pressure of living as a royal drove her to suicidal thoughts. Brent Goff spoke to DW’s Charlotte Chelsom-Pill and entertainment journalist KJ Matthews.