I don't think anyone will be unaware of the fact that Oprah is presently visiting Australia, along with a planeload or so of her fans.
Even the 7.30 Report had an account of her visit this evening.
What is it about this woman which seems to inspire such hysterical adoration amongst her fans?
Obviously, she deserves every credit for overcoming her disadvantaged background to become one of the most powerful women in the world.
She seems very open and likeable, but so are millions of other people.
Is it her self-disclosure that endears her to so many? i.e. her confessions of her struggle with her weight, early insecurities etc?
I'd be interested to know how ASF members see the Oprah phenomenon.
This isn't meant at all as an Opra-bashing thread. Quite the contrary. She seems to be overall pretty much a force for good, but I'm just a bit puzzled about where all the hysteria comes from.