Here’s some more Oprah news for your morning.
Though it was a ratings smash for OWN, making it the most watched program in the network’s short existence so far, Oprah’s recent interview with Whitney Houston’s family – in particular, with her daughter Bobbi Kristina – has gotten a lot of criticism.
Many people expressed their opinion that Oprah was tactless and insensitive to interview the young woman at such an extremely difficult time in her life, and that it was nothing more than a desperate and ruthless bid to grab huge ratings.
Oprah however feels that she has nothing to apologize for, and just yesterday, made this comment to a roving reporter: “I don’t look at the criticism. I just move through life doing what I do. I do it with the best of intentions, the intention to be a force that’s good and right and inspirational. And if people don’t like it that’s OK because I’m always having the best and the good in mind, so that’s OK.”
So how did you feel about the interview? Do you feel that Oprah’s intentions were sincere, or that she just was out to get ratings which, let’s be honest, was a major (if not the main) motivation?