This just in: Oprah has a half sister.
The news is breaking quickly.
Oprah Winfrey has discovered a secret half-sister.
The talk show host told viewers that a Milwaukee woman named Patricia had found out that the two were related.
After years of searching for the identity of the mother who gave her up for adoption in the 1960s, Patricia learned in 2007 that Oprah was her half-sister. On The Oprah Winfrey Show the presenter revealed she learned about Patricia last November and met her on Thanksgiving day.
An emotional Oprah described the discovery as “the miracle of all miracles” and said one of the most impressive things was that her half-sister never tried to profit from her.
“She never once thought to sell the story,” Oprah said, describing how she felt betrayed by other relatives who sought publicity or money.
“Family business should be handled by family,” Patricia said on the show. “It couldn’t be handled by anyone else. That’s not fair. It wouldn’t be fair to you.” Read the rest of this entry »
But on Monday’s Oprah Winfrey Show, Patricia, the media mogul’s half-sister, stepped forward in a very public way.
During the show, Winfrey revealed that she learned she had a sister last October, saying the discovery “left me speechless.” Read the rest of this entry »