50 Times Oprah Made a Really Great Point – Literally
Though Oprah Winfrey is a motivational guru, the undisputed queen of media, and has garnered praise for her roles in The Color Purple, Lee Daniels’s The Butler, and Selma – she’s yet to adopt any sort of royal wave. Instead, she recognizes fans and photographers by giving them the finger – the pointer finger, of course! As she gets ready to celebrate her 66th birthday on Jan. 29, let’s take a look back at her best pointing moments over the decades. Seriously though, Oprah really loves to point.
– Additional reporting by Annie Gabillet
Oprah pointed from her seat while receiving an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Harvard University in 2013.
She shaded her eyes from the sun while pointing to photographers at the Critics’ Choice Awards in 2014.
Oprah attended the Women In Entertainment Power 100 breakfast in December 2008 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
She was honoured at the International Radio and Television Society Foundation Gold Medal Awards in 1996.
Oprah raised a point during her speech at the 10th Anniversary Women in the World Summit in April 2019.
Oprah gave the photographers her best angle as she attended the premiere of OWN’s David Makes Man in August 2019.