The Secret Diary of Oprah Winfrey

This week it was revealed that in the April issue of O Magazine, Oprah included five hand-written pages of her personal diary entries from pivotal moments throughout her life, including the first time she was asked out on a date and behind-the-scenes notes from her experience filming The Color Purple.  And for the Oprah superfans out there (I’m looking at you, Travolta), 11 more diary pages (!!!!!!) will be made available with the purchase of the O Mag iPad app.

But now, thanks to a well-placed source within the Oprah camp — we’ll call him Kate Gerkus — we here at can exclusively offer you another batch of excerpts from Winfrey’s personal diaries.  We aren’t proud of what we had to do to get Kate Gerkus to hand these over, but we did it for you.  Enjoy.

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