Box Office Failure Persuades Oprah To Eat 30 Pounds Of Food

The world knows Oprah as a highly successful businesswoman, but the OWN Network star recently opened up about her biggest failure; and biggest binge…

For the first time, Winfrey opens up about her 1998 box office film that tanked big time, ‘Beloved.’ The superstar admits that the movie’s lack of success during opening weekend caused her to go into “a massive, depressive macaroni and cheese-eating tailspin.”

“It premiered on a Friday and I remember hearing on Saturday morning that we got beat by something called Chucky,” she recalls. “I didn’t even know what Chucky was. So, I asked my chef at the time to make some macaroni and cheese…and I ate about 30 pounds worth. I’m not kidding!”

The killer doll’s specific film of the trilogy Winfrey’s referring to is ‘Bride Of Chucky,’ which triumphed over ‘Beloved’ with great success throughout it’s box office life.

But when it comes to failure, Winfrey stresses the importance of using it as a learning experience. “I think the way life is set up, for most people who have the opportunity to succeed, is that if you get the lesson, you don’t have to repeat that again.”

If only Chucky and Tiffany would have taken her advice…


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