“I deserved it, because it’s such an inappropriate question. “
Everyone makes mistakes – even the Queen of All Legitimate, Oprah Winfrey.
Well, on Wednesday Oprah appeared on Rob Lowe’s podcast, Literally!, where she brought up an interview error with a celebrity who still haunts her to this day.
The moment – which Oprah has said she categorizes as “flubs of the world” – occurred when she interviewed actor Sally Field and asked about her then-boyfriend, actor Burt. Reynolds.
For those who don’t know, Sally Field is an incredible movie star, who has starred in blockbusters like Lincoln, Norma Rae, and Steel magnolia trees. During the 1970s, she dated her usual costar, actor Burt Reynolds, occasionally for five years. Burt was famous for films like Boogie Nights and Smokey and the bandit.
“My big mistake: I asked him, ‘Does Burt sleep with his forelock?’ Oprah said. “I say even now, I cringe at the thought that I even asked that question.”
“But I asked it because the producers are like, ‘You have to ask, you have to ask, you have to ask. This is what everyone wants to know. “”
“And so I asked, and she got mad at me. It closed and I couldn’t get in.
“It was like, ‘Whoa, Sally chilled me on live TV,” she continued. “I earned it, I earned it, I earned it, because this is such an inappropriate question. “
Something about one of the most successful human beings ever admitting a mistake is really amazing to me ?????? I love Oprah so much.
And if you also like Oprah, you can listen to the full episode of the podcast by clicking here.
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