Oprah on OWN ‘If I’d Known It Was This Difficult, I Might Have Done Something Else’

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via press release:

Oprah Winfrey was interviewed by co-hosts Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill. The interview was broadcast live today, April 2, 2012, on CBS THIS MORNING on the CBS Television Network (7:00 AM – 9:00 AM).

 

Below is an excerpt from the interview.

 

ROSE: Let’s start talking about OWN network. When you set out to create a network, tell me what you wanted to do and where does this thing called “Life Class” fit in?

 

WINFREY: ….The idea of creating a network was something that I wanted to do. Had I known that it was this difficult, I might have done something else.

 

ROSE: Really? If you knew it was going to be this difficult you might have not done it?

 

WINFREY: Oh, absolutely…I didn’t think it was going to be easy, but I did not know…If I knew then what I know now, I might have made some different choices.

 

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ROSE: Two things, one politics and show business? Are you going to be out there supporting the…?

 

WINFREY: No. I am not going to be out there. I am 100% behind our President. I actually love our President, and have the utmost respect for him and that office, and what it takes to be there. I will not be out because I am trying to fix a network.

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