Oprah Winfrey made a stop by The Daily Show on Wednesday night to tout her new book, The Path Made Clear. Furthermore, she additionally talked about her choice to address Michael Jackson’s informers and her new emotional well-being. She also told why she wouldn’t like to keep running for president.
A month ago, Winfrey stood out as truly newsworthy when she sat down with Michael Jackson informers. It was for Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland. The show aired on HBO following the airing of the hazardous doc about the vocalist titled Leaving Neverland.
“I haven’t had that much hateration since I did the puppy episode with Ellen [DeGeneres, the episode in which DeGeneres came out as gay].”
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“But when I saw that documentary, I realized that a lot of people are going to be triggered by watching it. A lot of people will not understand what the pattern is,” she said, adding that she’d done “217 shows trying to get people to understand that it’s not about one person, that it is about the pattern.”
“People call it molestation, but there is a big seducing that goes on. And that was important enough for me to take the hateration for,” she explained.
Winfrey briefly spoke about the series during the after-show segment, revealing that “me and Harry are going to normalize [mental illness] to the point where people are going to be like, ‘Hey, I’ve got a mental illness!’ And that’s what you want to call it out to the point that it’s no longer a taboo. That people recognize themselves immediately.”