Oprah Winfrey has always been a name that has stood out to millions. Not only is she a well-known TV personality, but she is also the Queen of the Media. Oprah has worked hard to establish herself as a successful, multi-faceted media mogul, and has influenced a large portion of America’s thinking and behavior. Oprah Winfrey was also a very famous philanthropist and activist for the causes she believed in.
The inspiration for her television program, The Oprah Winfrey Show, was Barbara Driscoll. Barbara was the first woman to ever win the Emmys Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy. She also won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. Barbara lived a life that has been described as being “outrageous”.
Barbara started off her life by being a famous writer, who was as famous for her sex writing as she was for her writing in general. After her husband left her because of her lack of commitment, she then decided to stay home and write. Eventually she turned this hobby into a professional career, as she wrote the Twilight series, The Time Traveler’s Wife, and I Am Legend.
While many would assume that Oprah Winfrey owes her success to Barbara, there is actually another major influence. It is only by looking at Oprah’s success as the direct result of the influence of a relative, that one can truly appreciate how important her background was. Not many people are aware of the strong influence that Barbara had on Oprah’s life, and her subsequent successes, but she played a very important role in shaping the personality of the world’s most famous television personality.
Barbara had always been very successful in business, which means that there was a great deal of pressure on her. The pressure became too much for her, and she eventually took the plunge and decided to leave her husband, leaving him and moving to California. Her decision to move was a bit of a challenge, as her friends were extremely supportive of her.
In her early years, she often worked night shifts, but gradually her style changed, and she found the freedom to pursue her writing interests while working. Barbara also made the decision to stay at home and take care of her family, rather than go into the rat race of the business world. Both of these decisions helped to inspire Oprah Winfrey.
Barbara had always tried to help others, but never had the chance to do so, until Oprah Winfrey approached her. Barbara is truly a remarkable woman, and in all the times she has helped others in this world, she has never forgotten her true love, her husband. Barbara’s message lives on in Oprah’s world, and in her continued generosity and kindness.