May 25 was the last edition of the famous TV show.
On Wednesday, the legendary Oprah Winfrey said goodbye to the viewers: to have aired last pass “The Oprah Winfrey Show“, which Winfrey has led for 25 years.
The last show was held in an unusual format – in the studio there was no traditional guest. On stage all the time there was only very Oprah. Behind her on a giant screen flashed archival footage of TV shows and music was playing, which is specially for this occasion, composed by Paul Simon.
Solemn completion of the transfer took place last week – on the biggest stage of Chicago “Chicago’s United Center”. At a farewell ceremony attended many Hollywood celebrities: Madonna, Sting, Halle Berry, Beyonce, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
But Oprah will not deviate from TV journalism. Now she concentrate fully on the work of its own cable channel Oprah Winfrey Network. Its first appeared in the TV grid in January this year.
Oprah Winfrey is considered one of the most influential and wealthy figures of American show business. According to magazine Forbes, her fortune reaches 2.7 billion dollars.
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Audience Members on Oprah’s Final Show