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    Fri, 24 Dec 2010 12:07:35

    Oprah Winfrey  Says She Was Inspired by Michael Jackson - She is launching her network indirectly because of him

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    Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey revealed that she is launching her own network, The Oprah Winfrey Network, thanks to inspiration from the late, great Michael Jackson. O said that Michael Jackson's negative self-perception led her to launch her own cable channel, indirectly so. Winfrey said that she wanted to take a risk on her own network and not "chase the phenomenon" of her talk show in the same way that Jackson tried to follow up Thriller with an even bigger album. "I thought, 'I don't want to be Michael Jackson,'" the hostest with the "O"stest said!

    Will you watch The Oprah Winfrey Network?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    12.24.10




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